Developer Linux News for Mar 21, 2000
VNU Net: Netscape finds support for new browser (Mar 21, 2000, 23:07)
"Netscape said the broad adoption of Gecko - the first
technology produced under the Mozilla open source programme - could
lead to fresh approaches for web developers and could more easily
extend web access to handheld devices."
PRNewswire: SCO Announces New Corporate Structure (Mar 21, 2000, 22:39)
"To Aggressively Pursue Opportunities In Linux, Internet
Professional Services and Tarantella."
BW: Microprocessor Industry Veteran Art Swift Joins ISDCorp As President And COO (Mar 21, 2000, 18:40)
"Integrated Software & Devices Corporation is a leading
supplier of system software, intellectual property and software
services for the embedded computing market, including embedded
PRNewswire: eSoft Announces redphish Software Agreement With Intel For Reference Design Platform (Mar 21, 2000, 18:07)
"redphish to Provide Intel OEM Developers a Complete Linux-Based
LWN: Jini in a Nutshell released (Mar 21, 2000, 17:43)
"Will Jini radically alter our use of computer networks?
Countless developers think so. Jini may turn out to be one of the
technologies that allow for truly location-independent
BW: Andover.Net Surpasses 3,000,000 Unique Visitors Per Month (Mar 21, 2000, 17:03)
"Leading Linux Destination Continues Growth as it Serves
Linux/Open Source Community."
PC Week: Solaris 8 weds reliability to must-have upgrades (Mar 21, 2000, 16:50)
"Solaris binaries, which became available last week, cost $75.
Source code costs $75 more and is expected to be distributed in
May. Sites can install Solaris 8 on an unlimited number of one- to
eight-processor servers. Those sites with larger machines must
purchase a license."
IT-Director: An Open Source CRM Package: Is That Possible? (Mar 21, 2000, 16:20)
"The OpenSourceCRM project intends to build a complete, robust,
and easy-to-use suite of Customer Relationship Management
applications that are free of charge and completely compliant with
the Open Source definition."
LinuxPR: Donovan Systems unveils the World's first 64-bit Chinese Linux (Mar 21, 2000, 15:46)
"Developed by Donovan and China's Institute of Software, Chinese
Academy of Sciences, the new operating software, Chinese Penguin64,
will enable Donovan to make significant inroads into the China
OC Weekly: Game On! -- The Linux revolution spreads to gaming (Mar 21, 2000, 04:56)
"When Scott Draeker decided he wanted to make games for the
Linux operating system, he had to work hard to convince
computer-game companies there was a market..."
LinuxWorld: Eazel does it -- The strategy behind the newest Linux GUI (Mar 21, 2000, 04:36)
"Two plays to capture the ease-of-use flag have made news
recently. Eileen Cohen examines whether the Nautilus GUI and Red
Hat's Enterprise Edition live up to their promise."
Linux.com: A Sober Look at Linux (Mar 21, 2000, 03:34)
"Not even in our wildest dreams could we imagine that our new
play toy would eventually become 'the next big thing.'"
LinuxPR: Announcing ZipSpeak: An Easy-to-Use Talking Linux Distribution (Mar 21, 2000, 02:59)
"ZipSpeak is an easy-to-use talking distribution of Linux for
blind and visually impaired people."
Wired: Amiga Back From the Dead Again (Mar 21, 2000, 02:09)
"Despite years of neglect, incompetence, broken promises, and
shattered dreams, the platform still inspires loyalty bordering on
PC Week: Be sheds more light on OS update (Mar 21, 2000, 01:55)
"A free version of BeOS 5 Personal Edition will be available for
download on that date at free.be.com."
InfoWorld: Microsoft launches site to share reusable code (Mar 21, 2000, 01:50)
"Microsoft Monday announced the release of a free online library
of reusable Microsoft or third party code, available immediately
for use by developers."
SJ Mercury/AP: Microsoft and Compaq team up to wire MSN service into PCs (Mar 21, 2000, 01:26)
"Microsoft Corp. and Compaq Computer Corp. plan to hard-wire The
Microsoft Network Internet service into the Compaq Presario line of
Internet C++, An Alternative to Java (Mar 21, 2000, 00:56)
"The ICVM version of the GCC compiler will be made available. An
open-source version of the virtual machine is also planned. That
version is written in C and is designed to be extremely
LinuxPR: Elfstone Software Announces Milestone Distribution Partnership (Mar 21, 2000, 00:49)
"Elfstone Linux is different because it is truly targeted for
LinuxPR: Linux Central now offering "DAILY SPECIALS" (Mar 21, 2000, 00:47)
"Everyday 3 products will be announced and generously
discounted. These prices will be good ONLY for orders placed that