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SRO: Where Are All The Linux Ports?

Nov 29, 1999, 15:48 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ben Elgin)

"Despite swirling rumors that Sun Microsystems is eyeing a Linux player, not every Sun division appears to be drinking the open-source Kool-Aid."

"Specifically, the Sun-Netscape alliance--dubbed iPlanet and co-owned by America Online--continues to fire blanks on many long-promised Linux ports for its server offerings."

"While iPlanet has been shipping Netscape Directory Server on Linux for several months, it has not delivered its promised messaging server for Linux, despite announcing its beta availability nearly nine months ago. Netscape Messaging Server 4.1 shipped in May sans support for the open-source OS."

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