Developer Linux News for Feb 29, 2000
GNOME Summary for February 21-29, 2000 (Feb 29, 2000, 23:43)
GNOME is the GNU Network Object Model Environment. The GNOME
project intends to build a complete, easy-to-use desktop
environment for the user, and a powerful application framework for
the software developer.
LinuxPR: MontaVista Software Embarks Upon Real-Time Characterization of Linux (Feb 29, 2000, 23:36)
"Provides Test Results, Tools, for Developers Using 100% Linux
in Embedded Real-Time Applications."
LinuxPR: Dave Warner Joins MontaVista as CFO (Feb 29, 2000, 23:34)
"MontaVista Software Inc... delivers open-source software
solutions for the worldwide embedded software market."
BW: C-bridge Expands Course Offerings for C-bridge University (Feb 29, 2000, 22:13)
"The new intensive 2-to 10-day workshops will cover such topics
as... The use of Linux in e-business applications and corporate IT
PRNewswire: SCO's Tarantella Express Leaves the Station Right on Time (Feb 29, 2000, 22:05)
"Additional versions are planned for other popular server
operating systems, including leading Linux platforms."
PRNewswire: Lineo Joins the Extend The Internet (ETI) Alliance (Feb 29, 2000, 21:58)
Founded by emWare(R) Inc., provider of the EMIT device
networking infrastructure, the ETI Alliance is comprised of 25
leading technology companies committed to extending the Internet to
any device and accelerating the market for globally networked
intelligent devices in homes, offices and factories."
BW: Diversinet Extends Development Platform To Linux And Unix (Feb 29, 2000, 21:43)
"Developers will now be able to create applications using
Diversinet's Passport Certificate Server(TM) 3.0 for Linux/Unix,
optimized for the wireless environment."
BW: Progress SonicMQ Adds Support for Linux (Feb 29, 2000, 20:37)
"...the Developer Edition of its award-winning Progress(R)
SonicMQ(TM) Internet messaging server will support the Linux
BW: Vovida Networks Continues to Drive Open Source Telephony... with Free VoIP Protocol Stacks... (Feb 29, 2000, 20:31)
"While originally developed on Linux(TM), the stacks are easily
portable to Windows(TM), Solaris(TM), IRIX(TM) and other UNIX-like
BW: Blast Integrated With Synchronics' Counterpoint V7.3 (Feb 29, 2000, 20:15)
"CounterPoint V7.3... employs technology that gives users
increased speed and reliability while operating in native 32-bit
mode in both Windows and Unix/Linux environments."
BW: GraphOn (GOJO) Ships Bridges for Windows 1.0 (Feb 29, 2000, 19:55)
"Applications deployed through Bridges can be seamlessly
integrated with the user's desktop and accessed through a tiny Java
applet, Netscape plug-in, or native Windows and Linux clients."
PRNewswire: Xin Net Corp. Announces Subscriber Base Reaches 100,000 (Feb 29, 2000, 19:46)
"...has converted its existing e-Commerce platforms to the Linux
BW: Blue Wave Systems Extends ComStruct Operating System Support to Include Linux (Feb 29, 2000, 19:42)
"ComStruct CompactPCI and PCI DSP resource boards are now
available with support for the fully proven and tested Linux
solutions from both Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT) and Caldera
PRNewswire: EarthWeb's Dice.com Selected to Provide IT Job Listings on the Go2Net Network (Feb 29, 2000, 18:45)
"...dice.com powers the job areas of fourteen other Web sites
including RedHat.com, DevX.com, GirlGeeks.com, UserFriendly.org and
two Linux related sites, 32BitsOnline and PenguinApps."
Orasoft Releases Oracle ObjectManager 1.0 (Feb 29, 2000, 18:14)
"This is significant because of the lack of
client access software on the Linux
BW: Unify Signs Significant Contract with Nortel Networks (Feb 29, 2000, 18:04)
"A global leader in telephony, data, wireless and wireline
solutions for the Internet, Nortel Networks will use Unify's
application development software to develop a new generation of
products that run on the Linux platform."
BW: Cogent Computers Standardizes On CodeGen's SmartFirmware... (Feb 29, 2000, 17:52)
"CodeGen's open firmware approach offers developers a consistent
environment at boot-up across platforms. CodeGen currently supports
Mips, PowerPC, SPARC, x86 and ARM processors, as well as Solaris,
BSD Unix and Linux operating systems."
TheLinuxGurus.org: Review -- Heroes of Might and Magic III (Feb 29, 2000, 17:30)
"I was floored when Loki announced they were porting Heroes Of
Might And Magic III, and it gets a huge thumbs up from me."
The Register: Chip team applies Linux approach to CPU design (Feb 29, 2000, 16:26)
"Just as any PC user can download and compile the Linux kernel,
chip designers will soon be able to grab OpenCores' OpenRisc 1000
design and use it as the basis for their own processors, completely
free of charge."
The Register: Opera goes public with EPOC browser beta (Feb 29, 2000, 16:18)
"...supports all Psion and EPOC machines from the Series 5
upwards... twice as fast as the existing application."
LinuxPower: Review of TurboLinux 6.0 WorkStation (Feb 29, 2000, 16:05)
"I will here review TurboLinux 6.0 based upon the freely
available ISO image download."
IT-Analysis: Official: Internet is causing economic growth in nations (Feb 29, 2000, 15:47)
"The OECD, which is basically a think-tank for many of the
worlds largest and most powerful countries, has found that
countries like the US, UK, Australia and Denmark have all witnessed
considerable improvements in their growth potential since the 90's
and the web revolution took hold."
Linux.com: Why Use Open Source? (Feb 29, 2000, 05:58)
"Open Source Software (OSS) should be the solution of choice for
business today but it isn't. Why?"
WideOpenNews: Linux's Second Coming? (Feb 29, 2000, 05:33)
"A new report on the future of the PC market suggests that Linux
could garner more play in the desktop market than anticipated."
Tcl-URL! for February 28, 2000 (Feb 29, 2000, 05:18)
Tcl is a simple textual language, intended primarily for issuing
commands to interactive programs such as text editors, debuggers,
illustrators, and shells.
Python-URL! for February 28, 2000 (Feb 29, 2000, 05:08)
Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented
Byte.com: Design Competition Targets Open Source Tools, Methods (Feb 29, 2000, 04:57)
"The long-term aim of the Software Carpentry project is to make
it easier for scientists and engineers to adopt good
software-engineering practices. In order to do this, the project is
funding development of a new generation of basic software
Byte.com: Learning Perl, Part 1 (Feb 29, 2000, 04:00)
"Why would you want to learn Perl? One good reason is to write
CGI scripts for websites; another good reason is to write
system-administration scripts. You might want to learn Perl for the
same reason Larry Wall originally wrote it: because you're lazy
(that was my reason)."
E-Commerce Times: Corel LINUX Grabs E-Commerce Bundling Deal (Feb 29, 2000, 03:35)
"It is fitting that we are supplying our Linux software to a
company that provides desktops, servers and workstations aimed
exclusively for the Linux user."
Join KDE and Open-Source Software In the Fight For the Desktop (Feb 29, 2000, 02:40)
"It seems that whenever I suggest a Linux word processor to a
coworker or friend, they wait until I am finished describing all of
the features and then ask, "Can it import a Word document?"
WINE 20000227 Has Been Released (Feb 29, 2000, 01:39)