Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 29, 1999
VNUnet: Digging up old GEM resurrects hopes for a thin-client operating system (Jun 29, 1999, 20:47)
"Caldera has released the source code to the late Digital
Research's GEM under the GNU Public License. ..."
CNET News.com: Gates, Barrett to plug workstations tomorrow (Jun 29, 1999, 20:38)
"[Microsoft CEO] Bill Gates and [Intel CEO] Craig Barrett will
highlight a dual company event tomorrow focused on promoting
workstations based around the 'Wintel' architecture."
Perl.org: yapc Kicked Bootay (Jun 29, 1999, 20:18)
"... yet another perl conference was a big success. If nothing
else, the conference was a wonderful gathering of Perl hackers, but
it was also proof that the Perl spirit of volunteerism can extend
to events like this."
PC Week: When worlds collide:
open-source site Slashdot (Jun 29, 1999, 20:01)
"Further proof that the corporate and open-source worlds are
colliding: IT software and news site Andover.net today acquired
Slashdot.org, the prominent open-source advocacy site."
Wizards of OS #1: Open Sources and Free Software (Jun 29, 1999, 18:00)
July 16 - 17, 1999, House of World Cultures, Berlin.
IT-Director: Legal eagles force Oracle away from Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 16:37)
"...it turns out that it was really the lawyers that were
unhappy with the Linux route."
SRO: [IBM-Caldera] Not Just Another Linux Partnership (Jun 29, 1999, 16:34)
"IBM-Caldera development, education, support programs are aimed
to please the Fortune 500."
Yahoo!/BW: EBIZ Enterprises to Launch First Linux-based Personal Internet Appliance 'PIA' that Shatters Price Barrier (Jun 29, 1999, 16:34)
"TheLinuxStore.com to Lead Market with PIA Initiative, Bringing
Affordable, Reliable Linux Systems to the Consumer"
Yahoo!/BW: TurboLinux Releases Newest High Performance Linux Product for U.S. Market (Jun 29, 1999, 16:33)
"TurboLinux Workstation 3.6 Based on Latest 2.2.9 Linux
Yahoo!/BW: REBOL 2.1 Released: The Universal Scripting Language Now Spans 30 Platforms (Jun 29, 1999, 16:32)
"A Historical First: Scripts Run On All Platforms Without
BW: Linux Community Leaders Challenge Recent Benchmark Tests Supporting Microsoft (Jun 29, 1999, 16:30)
"Imagine... there was a test that proved that a Ford could
corner better than a Chevy at 120 m.p.h. The result of such a
study, while technically accurate, would not be relevant to many
PRNewswire: Versant Ports High-Performance Object Platform to Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 16:29)
"Versant's ODBMS Brings Distributed Object Technology to the
E-Commerce Times: Caldera and IBM Announce Agreement to Push Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 16:29)
"Caldera Systems, Inc. and IBM have announced a joint
development, marketing and support agreement to promote the Linux
operating system (OS)."
BW: Cygnus to Release Source Code for Insight Debugger... for Linux and Other Platforms (Jun 29, 1999, 16:28)
"Cygnus Solutions... Tuesday announced plans to release the
source code to Cygnus Insight(TM), a graphical user interface (GUI)
for the industry-standard GNU debugger, GDB."
BW: Andover.Net Acquires Slashdot (Jun 29, 1999, 09:08)
"Added Resources Ensure Slashdot's Role as the Online Town Hall
of the Open Source Community; Brings Andover.Net to 2.5M Unique
Visitors Per Month."
Linux Counter is looking for a logo (Jun 29, 1999, 08:27)
Linux counter is a non-profit organisation dedicated to counting
the number of Linux users.
Lateral Software Technology conducts India's first Technical Seminar on Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 08:23)
Focused at system adminstrators, technology managers and system
integrators, this 2 day seminar will concentrate on integrating
Linux in Windows environments.
apcmag: Groupware alternatives: Scale to suit (Jun 29, 1999, 08:06)
Table showing different groupware options for an
Linux Today beta tests new audio broadcast feature (Jun 29, 1999, 00:15)
We need testers to listen to our first audio broadcast, served
via streaming mp3.