Developer Linux News for May 23, 2000
Linux development kernel 2.3.99-pre9 released (May 23, 2000, 23:28)
CNET News.com: [Gartner] Commentary: Inprise/Borland looking for better fit than Corel (May 23, 2000, 22:31)
"If Inprise/Borland does not return to sustained profitability
on its own within this fiscal year (ending Dec. 31, 2000), or if an
appropriate merger candidate is not found, Inprise/Borland
customers and partners should consider moving to a vendor better
positioned and capable of providing long-term presence..."
CNET News.com: Corel Linux and OS 9 Fight for Your Desktop (May 23, 2000, 22:09)
"Although Linux is a tech-head outgrowth of Unix, and the Mac OS
is a polished, artsy descendant of the very first consumer OS, they
each own equal percentages of the consumer desktop market."
GNULinux.com: Corel Linux 1.1 Review (May 23, 2000, 21:48)
"If you're new to Linux, Corel Linux could be the distribution
for you. If you're experienced, but work in a Windows-centric
network, Corel Linux makes it easy to browse and work with network
BW: VA Linux Systems CEO to Interview On RadioWallStreet.com (May 23, 2000, 21:20)
"This event will be broadcast Tuesday, May 23, 2000 at 6:50 PM
ET. The interview will discuss the company's recent Q3 earnings
BW: Red Hat Chooses DigitalThink to Build E-Learning Curriculum (May 23, 2000, 20:41)
"Under the agreement, Red Hat will collaborate with DigitalThink
to develop a suite of e-learning offerings that will prepare
individuals anywhere in the world to take the Red Hat Certified
Engineer (RHCE) exam. The RHCE program has distinguished itself as
the certification choice of corporate IT organizations and
BW: Linuxcare Joins TSANet to Provide Linux Expertise for Multivendor Environments (May 23, 2000, 20:35)
"Linuxcare's technical talent provides TSANet members with
complete lifecycle, multivendor, Linux support for software and
hardware enterprise products. Linuxcare already teamed with IBM to
teach a "Linux Interoperability" class for TSANet members."
CCN: Intrinsyc Unveils Linux-based Platform (May 23, 2000, 20:06)
"This new Linux platform, based on Intel's powerful StrongARM
1110 microprocessor,is the latest addition to Intrinsyc's hardware
and software solutions, which bring standard web and enterprise
connectivity to a wide variety of embedded platforms."
The Standard: Bio[metrics] Battle (May 23, 2000, 20:04)
"It freezes the industry until Microsoft actually ships
something," says John Wilson, an Intel (INTC) senior architect and
technical editor at the BioAPI Consortium Steering Committee. ...
Typically enough, Wilson says, Microsoft "wants people to be locked
into the Windows environment."
OLinux.com.br: Linux/Open Source Channel internet.com (May 23, 2000, 19:50)
"Kevin Reichard is the Managing Editor of Linux/Open Source
Channel internet.com. He talked to Olinux about his work as head
one of the main Linux resources on the web, his bestseller, Linux
International, Li18nux, advertisement on the web and
Zope Weekly News for May 23, 2000 (May 23, 2000, 19:08)
Zope is the leading Open Source web application server. Zope
enables teams to collaborate in the creation and management of
dynamic web-based business applications such as intranets and
portals. Zope makes it easy to build features such as site search,
news, personalization, and e-commerce into your web
LinuxPR: Enlighten's System Management Software Now Available for Major Linux Distributions
(May 23, 2000, 17:49)
"Enlighten also offers ``free'' cross-platform, user management
software, EnlightenDSM/Free, for Linux, Unix and Windows at the
TechWeb: Legal Experts Scrambling Before Microsoft Hearing (May 23, 2000, 15:50)
"There is little dispute that this is the most important
antitrust case of our generation, the case that will determine
whether the structure of software markets -- and the progress of
the 21st century economy -- will be based on competition or
LinuxDev.net: Writing Gnome Panel Applets II: Customizing The Applet-Menu (May 23, 2000, 14:48)
"In this second article of our series, 'Writing GNOME Panel
Applets', we will show you how to manipulate the special
applet-menu that pops up if you right-click on an applet."
LinuxPlanet: Net Gains: Networking Adapters (May 23, 2000, 14:38)
"Why the focus on Ethernet cards? Because they are the most
frequently used network cards in Linuxdom."
LA Times: Gates Gets With a New Program for Microsoft [NGWS] (May 23, 2000, 13:16)
"...Gates has gone back to designing software. His vision, being
carried out with the help of a secretive eight-member team, is to
merge the company's Windows operating system with the Internet to
create a new generation of online services."
LinuxPR: theKompany.com Releases PowerPlant, New Linux Developer Software (May 23, 2000, 13:04)
"PowerPlant includes a wide range of open source tools, like
tools and compilers for: BASIC, Pascal, Python, Java, Perl, Scheme
LinuxPR: Unibar's e-BARZ for Linux Web Servers offers easy On-Line Bar Codes... (May 23, 2000, 13:00)
"...without downloading any software to the client PC. The Web
application dynamically creates the bar code images..."
VNU Net: Linux not cheap for all applications (May 23, 2000, 12:50)
"Linux can replace Unix or Microsoft Windows in an ebusiness
infrastructure, but the open source software could prove more
expensive for running certain applications, according to researcher
Giga Information Group."
BW: The Apache Software Foundation Brings Open-Source Software Conference to Europe (May 23, 2000, 08:13)
"ApacheCon Europe 2000 will provide a European focus to enable
all those involved in open-source software projects to meet many of
the Apache developers, get an update on the latest advances and
provide input to this exciting debate."
Daily Yomiuri On-Line (Japan): Is open source the wave of the future? (May 23, 2000, 07:38)
"On the surface, it all seems rather hard to believe. The
conventional wisdom is that software development, especially for
complex programs such as office applications and operating systems,
requires a tightly managed team of designers, developers, and
Fred Mobach: Big Iron on your desktop? (May 23, 2000, 06:34)
"You are not surprised that it's a story on Linux on IBM's S/390
mainframes. You have already seen a lot of these stories here so I
wouldn't bother you with this one if it had not a funny