Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 27, 1999
Big Brother Award Winner: Microsoft (Oct 27, 1999, 21:33)
"Micosoft Austria was awarded the Big Brother Award...in the
category "community" for spying Austrian Linux users."
SRO: Redtel Anyone? (Oct 27, 1999, 21:17)
"Intel will first make Red Hat Linux 6.1 available on its
Symmetric Multi Processing (SMP) servers, the Intel LB440GX and
SC450NX. This version of Linux, according to both companies, has
better SMP support than generic Linux."
Tiny Cobol Project for Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 18:24)
"It will be freely available, based only in free tools."
Upside: Open Season [Q&A with Turbolinux CEO Cliff Miller] (Oct 27, 1999, 18:09)
"Behind all the machinations stands a figure who is colorful
even by the offbeat standards of the Linux community."
SRO: SCO and TurboLinux Join Linux Forces (Oct 27, 1999, 17:09)
"TurboLinux will be using SCO Professional Services to market
and deploy its flagship TurboLinux operating system. In return, SCO
potentially gains more profit for its professional services cost
linuxnewbie.org: Your XF86Config Travel Guide (Oct 27, 1999, 16:31)
"This is how I get through the xf86config procedure."
LinuxPR: Linuxfool.com launches a new Linux-only banner exchange, web ring... (Oct 27, 1999, 15:01)
"A popular linux portal switches gears and moves to take its
position in the Linux world."
LinuxPR: Gildot Reaches a Million Hits (Oct 27, 1999, 14:58)
"Gildot is a Slashdot-like forum that has become the primary
non-commercial meeting place of the portuguese-speaking Linux and
BW: Verity Adds Support for Red Hat Linux -- Expands Platform Coverage for eCommerce Solutions (Oct 27, 1999, 14:33)
"The Verity K2 Toolkit v2.1.1 and HTML Export v2.5.2 for the
Linux Operating System Platform enable eBusinesses supporting this
platform to take advantage of Verity's advanced text retrieval
precision, scalability and application integration features."
BW: Boca Research Announces BocaVision JNC205 Java Network Terminal (Oct 27, 1999, 14:23)
"First Thin Client Device with Embedded Linux Operating
The Register: Tower Red Hat Linux JVM wins speed trials (Oct 27, 1999, 13:57)
Top honours went to Tower Technology's Tower J3.1.4 on Red Hat's
Zope Weekly News for October 27, 1999 (Oct 27, 1999, 07:13)
osOpinion: The New World (Oct 27, 1999, 06:57)
"This is where products like OpenBSD and Linux start to take
over. Never mind the free flow of information, this is the direct
and unencumbered free flow of technology itself. Intellectual
property no longer has a price, and that's what has the traditional
companies changing their underwear."
osOpinion: Rethinking the GUI (Oct 27, 1999, 06:53)
"But while the WIMP environment may have been a vast improvement
in usability over the old CLI setup, for end-users if not for
hardcore geeks, the cracks are starting to show."
TheLinuxShow!! Linux� Trivia Scavenger Hunt Entry Form (Oct 27, 1999, 00:59)
Billwatch.net: Extract from MS Revised Findings of Fact (Oct 27, 1999, 00:02)
"Microsoft's Revised Findings of Fact is relevant because it
presents a bottom line of accepted claims that other Microsoft
publications cannot contradict without the possibility of serious