Developer Linux News for Jun 28, 2000
InfoWorld: Open source database offered by Progress (Jun 28, 2000, 23:31)
"NuSphere will release MySQL under a general public license,
thus customers can license the product from the company as a free,
open source offering. Customers must pay for support."
Kernel Cousin Wine #49 By Eric Pouech (Jun 28, 2000, 23:28)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
InfoWorld: Sun re-thinking source code giveaway (Jun 28, 2000, 23:08)
"Logistics issues are giving Sun Microsystems second thoughts on
releasing to developers the entire source code of its Solaris
operating system under its Free Solaris 8 Source License
SILC Project Started (Jun 28, 2000, 22:31)
"New Open Source project called Secure Internet Live
Conferencing (SILC) has been started. Initial development version
of the software is available for testing."
Internet Week: Linux Makes Some Inroads on the Desktop (Jun 28, 2000, 22:25)
"Welsh, who works at Cassens Transport, a trucking company in
Edwardsville, Ill., has deployed diskless PCs on his users'
desktops. All desktop apps are accessed from workgroup Linux
servers running VistaSource Inc.'s Applixware software suite, which
includes word processing and spreadsheet tools. Welsh says the
thin-client solution is extremely cost-effective and easy to
BW: Corel LINUX OS and CorelDRAW 9 Graphics Suite Win 2000 World Class Award From PC World! (Jun 28, 2000, 22:10)
"This is the second year that CorelDRAW 9 Graphics Suite has won
this prestigious award and we look forward to continuing that
tradition as we enhance and improve our products."
LinuxPR: Progress Software Announces NuSphere, A New Company To Support Leading Open Source Database (Jun 28, 2000, 21:10)
"NuSphere becomes first major global company to provide
commercial services for the market-leading open source MySQL
ZDNet: Evan Leibovitch: When opposites attract (Jun 28, 2000, 20:55)
"It all started when a troller entered GNOME and KDE developer
areas and goaded them all for not doing more to interoperate. This
resulted in GNOME developers joining a KDE chat area where the
Midgard Weekly Summary for 28 of June, 2000 (#42) (Jun 28, 2000, 19:21)
Midgard is a freely-available Web application development and
publishing platform based on the popular PHP scripting language. It
is an Open Source development project.
LinuxPR: Linux Firewall & VPN Software previewed at Toronto Comdex
(Jun 28, 2000, 19:06)
"Gateway Guardian is a unique solution that allows users to
guard their networks against intruders, and also securely connects
them to the Internet, or to another network."
IT-Director: Prelude in C sharp major (Jun 28, 2000, 18:59)
"There can be little doubt that it is the latest lever to
encourage enterprise adoption of Windows. While the emphasis is on
open communications based on XML, Microsoft's aim will be to ensure
that Windows is the easiest platform on which to implement."
LinuxPR: New Release of Omnis Studio Will Extend the Integrated Tool Set for the Web (Jun 28, 2000, 16:01)
"There is improved load sharing and balancing for Web server
processing, and some code can now optionally be run at the client
end to improve performance."
LinuxPR: Knox Software Selects Bell Microproducts for Channel Distribution Partnership (Jun 28, 2000, 15:55)
"Bell will serve as the master distributor for Arkeia resellers
in North America."
LinuxPR: Progress Software Helps Free MySQL With GPL License (Jun 28, 2000, 13:21)
"Progress Software Corporation, a leading supplier of
application development, deployment and management products and
services, today announced an agreement with the principal MySQL
developers to release MySQL under the General Public License (GPL)
and insure MySQL expands its strong leadership position beyond the
open source community."
BW: VA Linux Forms Strategic Alliance With MySQL; MySQL Becomes Completely Open
Source (Jun 28, 2000, 12:04)
"MySQL and VA Linux Systems, Inc. today announced a strategic
alliance to help accelerate the use and development of the MySQL
database, one of the most popular databases for Linux."
BW: On RadioWallStreet.com: Linus Torvalds On Linux (Jun 28, 2000, 11:15)
"Listen to an exclusive interview with Linux visionary, Linus
Torvalds, who outlined Linux's progress to date and how it is
faring in the wireless and desktop markets."
LA Times/Reuters: EU Officials Says Microsoft Pursuit Will Continue (Jun 28, 2000, 06:18)
"European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti said Monday his
agency will continue to investigate Microsoft Corp.'s alleged
anti-competitive behavior in Europe, no matter what happens in a
similar case in the United States or in the presidential race."
32BitsOnline: An updated look at GNOME 1.2 (Jun 28, 2000, 05:25)
"GNOME 1.2 is a good piece of work and their are some
differences that will jump out and slap you in the face."
Wired: Transmeta: Lightweight Contender (Jun 28, 2000, 02:00)
"Newcomer Transmeta is taking on Intel in the battle for mobile
users who want continuous Net access with no strings attached."