Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 27, 1999
dotcomma.org: An Introduction to PHP (Dec 27, 1999, 23:54)
"PHP, or Hypertext Preprocessor, is a embedded server-side
scripting language. Not only is PHP's popularity growing among web
designers, but its features are growing with the release and
development of PHP4."
NY Times: Microsoft's Trial Dominated Legal Scene in 1999 (Dec 27, 1999, 23:30)
"The licensing structure of the general public license, which
frees everyone to create knowing that everyone can use everyone
else's improvements, is the legal structure of software's
Inter@ctive Week: Motorola, Linuxcare Partner On Embedded Systems Support (Dec 27, 1999, 18:31)
"Breaking new ground, Linuxcare, a Linux support organization,
has signed a contract with Motorola Computer Group, a unit of
Motorola, to provide support for embedded systems using Linux."
Network Computing: Global/Site Controller Streamlines Web Content on Sites of All Sizes (Dec 27, 1999, 18:02)
"When a Web site grows beyond a single server, keeping content
synchronized is no easy task. Factor in constant revisions and
numerous sources for Web content, and you'll find yourself reeling
from trying to keep up with your development team's endless
changes. What to do?"
LinuxPR: Brick Wall Motivation Adds New Technology Trends Topic (Dec 27, 1999, 17:54)
"Five Trends To Tackle Tomorrow is the latest addition to Brick
Wall Motivation's list of seminars and keynote speeches."
LinuxPlanet: Demo of Browser For Embedded Linux Devices Released (Dec 27, 1999, 17:42)
"Access Co. Ltd., a Japanese company with vast experience in
embedded browsers, has made a free demonstration version of its
NetFront browser for Linux-based embedded applications available to
Fortune: People to Watch: Linus Torvalds (Dec 27, 1999, 17:33)
"Torvalds himself has been sitting out the Linux IPO frenzy. He
does own some stock--gifts from grateful CEOs--but he's on to other
MicroTimes.com: Linux: Sorting Through The Distributions (Dec 27, 1999, 17:17)
"How do you choose the right Linux for you among the different
distributions - or flavors - available? It's free software, so why
are so many people trying to sell you CDs?"
SmartMoney.com: Sizzling Linux Market Gets IPO Test Today (Dec 27, 1999, 16:00)
"LinuxOne Inc., a Mountain View, Calif., provider of Linux
software and services, hopes to cash in on the Linux craze with an
initial public offering as early as today."
BW: Core Networks Announces CoreOS Broadband Provisioning Support for Linux (Dec 27, 1999, 14:09)
"Core Networks Inc. ... is pleased to announce that Version 3.0
of it's CoreOS Broadband Provisioning and Management System
supports the Linux operating system."
Reuters: IPO VIEW-Spinoffs, tech IPOs dominate 2000 menu (Dec 27, 1999, 13:14)
"The excitement over Linux... is expected to carry over into
LinuxPR: Caldera Systems Selects CompUSA As Authorized Linux Education Center (Dec 27, 1999, 13:02)
"Caldera's Goal of Linux Education Everywhere Leaps Forward in
OsOpinion: Smooth and Gooey (Dec 27, 1999, 12:41)
The following column is based on the hurtful (but true)
assumption that most users want to stay away of the command-line,
and that Linux will never reach World Domination unless its
geek-friendly face is hidden from Joe Public.
Technocrat.net: VA Linux - Corporation with a Human Face (Dec 27, 1999, 04:39)
"... a few minutes later, back he comes with a baggy of screws
*exactly* like the one we were missing."
c't: "You can have your cake and eat it." (Dec 27, 1999, 02:38)
"Is Windows 2000 becoming a serious challenge for IBM? How does
Linux fit into the IBM strategy? What does the future hold for
Lotus and Tivoli? How successful is IBM's software business? At the
beginning of December in Somers, New York, c't discussed these
subjects with John M. Thompson, Senior Vice President and Group
Executive of the IBM Software Group."