Developer Linux News for Aug 25, 2000
NewsBytes: XRefer Web Browser Button Technology Unveiled (Aug 25, 2000, 21:13)
"Xrefer.com, the Web reference engine, has released an applet
download called "xrefer it." The applet, when downloaded, allows
Web users to add the xrefer.com reference engine to the toolbar of
their browsers. ... will work on... Netscape Navigator or
Communicator 4.0+ running under Linux."
LinuxPR: Loki Takes It All
(Aug 25, 2000, 19:40)
"...accepted the coveted "Best of Show" award from IDG World
Expo during the Show Favorites Awards ceremeony at the LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo last week in San Jose, California."
LinuxPR: Update: TradeServer available for Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, SCO UnixWare7 and Linux (Aug 25, 2000, 19:36)
"Today the TradeClient Project and Bynari Inc. announced
releases of TradeServer for several platforms including FreeBSD and
OpenBSD. Releases for commercial Unices such as Sun Microsystem's
Solaris and SCO's UnixWare 7 were announced. Similar binaries for
TradeClient have also become available."
LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: It's a Users' World (Aug 25, 2000, 11:03)
"But my entry into this fray may actually surprise some people:
who cares? Seriously, in all this technical bickering back and
forth and comparing who's got the largest corporate sponsors, has
anyone just sat down and figured out that the average user is just
going to use what's put in front of him or her?"
CNET News.com: Custom software strategy spreads among Linux firms (Aug 25, 2000, 06:59)
"Penguin Computing has added a build-to-order system that lets
customers fine-tune the software for their Linux computers--less
than two weeks after a similar move by its main rival."
CNET News.com: Sorting out the Office-on-Linux rumors (Aug 25, 2000, 06:29)
"The trouble started when Paul Thurrot's WinInfo newsletter
reported that developers connected with Microsoft partner Mainsoft
said they had been working secretly on Office for Linux."