Developer Linux News for Oct 11, 2000
Enterprise Linux Today: Eclipsys Releases Linux Version of eWebIT Web Application-Integration Software (Oct 11, 2000, 23:56)
"Eclipsys is the first EAI solution provider to migrate its
software to the Linux operating system."
32BitsOnline: Looking for FUD in all the Right Places (Oct 11, 2000, 20:35)
"If it is true that breaking up the Redmondites will play hell
with business worldwide to the tune of three hundred billion
dollars, give or take a DaVinci or two - what is the cost of
actually just leaving them alone?"
Midgard Weekly Summary for October 11, 2000 (Oct 11, 2000, 19:54)
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.
Mozilla.org: Fizzilla - Mozilla for MacOS X (Oct 11, 2000, 18:57)
"In the time between May and December, 1999, Apple did a
significant amount of profiling work on MacOS X using Fizzilla as a
test application. Their findings set us in a new direction which we
believe will yield the best possible solution for many of the
problems which have traditonally plagued our MacOS products."
Kernel Cousin Wine #64 by Eric Pouech (Oct 11, 2000, 18:38)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
Enterprise Linux Today: Diamond Technology Partners To Standardize
On Jabber Instant Messaging (Oct 11, 2000, 18:04)
"...Diamond will become an early adopter of Jabber.com's
enterprise server, and will look to fully deploy the Jabber
platform in the future to enable integrated instant messaging (IM)
among its employees worldwide..."
Newsforge: Opera for Linux: Good enough to pay for? (Oct 11, 2000, 17:16)
"With the beta release of their browser for Linux, the folks at
Opera Software hope to get input from the Open Source community,
and ultimately, hope Opera will hook Linux users enough that
they're willing to pay for it."
Upside: Learning the ways of Mozilla (Oct 11, 2000, 17:10)
"Nevertheless, the Mozilla project has gone out of its way to
present a friendlier face to newcomers. In the process of doing so,
Oeschger says, the project has borne some interesting fruit. Sure,
the actual Mozilla browser may still be in beta development, but
the infrastructure tools designed to attack many of the challenges
that scared away developers during the Zawinsky regime are
providing a model for future large scale projects."
KDE.org: Improving KDE Public Relations (Oct 11, 2000, 17:04)
"Look, now that KDE is totally (L)GPL compatible (ok, for some
of us there was never a real problem to begin with but let's not
even go there), why not include a couple of themes using the
competition's icons, etc. (minus the foot) in the standard KDE
distribution? This will make it easier for users to get that look
if they want and then they focus on the technical merits or
demerits. If KDE can include non-standard applications in the
distribution, then why not distribute some non-standard styles as
LinuxPR: WebEvent Announces New Version of their Web Calendar Software
(Oct 11, 2000, 16:02)
"...comes with complete access to source code enabling
organizations to fully customize WebEvent to their particular
calendar and scheduling needs."
Corel Linux strategy unchanged, despite Microsoft deal (Oct 11, 2000, 14:42)
"A Corel spokesman said: "Our Linux strategy hasn't changed at
all [following Microsoft's investment]. We're committed to Linux.
In our eyes, Microsoft's investment is a tremendous help to our
efforts to integrate Linux and our other apps with the web.
Microsoft doesn't have any influence over us or the way we do