Developer Linux News for May 27, 2000
BW: KBrowser Released for Palm VII (May 27, 2000, 23:33)
"KBrowser relies on 4thpass transcoding technology to ensure
instant content delivery for an optimal user experience. ...
4thpass Transcoder supports the Windows, Unix, and Linux server
BW: Omnis Technology Corp. Acquires Metamorph, a Powerful Add-On Enhancement to Omnis Studio (May 27, 2000, 22:45)
"Metamorph will be available later this year, after the launch
of Omnis Studio 3.0, and will incorporate all the functionality of
the new release."
Globe and Mail: Corel appears poised for extended cash crunch (May 27, 2000, 16:23)
"A jaunt through Corel's financial statements and regulatory
filings, though, paints a bleak picture. It will take a lot more
cash than the amount it just raised to get it through the
National Post: Corel Spins off Talent, Not Companies (May 27, 2000, 16:14)
"...has been the training ground for hundreds of technology
workers, now spread out through companies in Ottawa and
Linux Journal: A Conversation with Bernie Thompson, VistaSource (May 27, 2000, 16:09)
"It's a recreation of the same Microsoft problem again, where
you've got companies that own both the operating system and the
applications. We're never going to get into the Linux distribution
business. We're never going to do that, and the reason is because
we want to be the pure, independent software vendor that's able to
port widely and support a wide range of platforms - on both the
operating-system side and the hardware side."
LinuxWorld: Immersed in Terminus (May 27, 2000, 15:06)
"Our story starts in the year 2197, when the human race has
begun the colonization of the solar system. The sudden discovery of
ancient alien technology has allowed the construction of vortex
gates, interstellar portals..."
Linux Journal: Installing Window Maker (May 27, 2000, 11:43)
"The source for Window Maker can be retrieved from the primary
web site at http://windowmaker.org/. You'll need two packages from
this site: the source distribution and the libPropList source
package. The latter package is a library used by Window Maker,
which you must build and install before attempting to build Window
Maker. End users probably won't refer to it much after building
Window Maker, so we'll just look at getting it installed. At the
time of this writing, the latest version of libPropList is 0.91 and
the latest version of Window Maker is 0.61."
Linux kernel 2.2.16pre5 released (May 27, 2000, 04:06)
AppWatch: WINE 20000526 released (May 27, 2000, 04:03)
"Highlights in this release include built-in debugger
improvements, OpenGL support, and the usual load of bugfixes,
including merges from the Corel tree."
CNET News.com: Microsoft postpones major Windows event (May 27, 2000, 02:54)
"Microsoft today postponed a major corporate event featuring
chairman Bill Gates that was set for next week, citing 'strong
indications' the U.S. District Court may enter a final ruling next
week in its antitrust case."