IT Management Linux News for Nov 01, 2000
Enterprise Linux Today: IBM developerWorks Highlights Linux Usability (Nov 01, 2000, 21:52)
"Industry expert to host a two week online forum on
IBM ditches Transmeta notebook plans (Nov 01, 2000, 17:10)
"In a statement, IBM said: 'This particular project with
Transmeta - the Thinkpad 240 with a Crusoe chip - has been
cancelled. We are always looking for technology that will enhance
customers' notebook computing experience to include longer battery
life, and will continue to consider Transmeta, along with other
suppliers, for future Thinkpad models.'"
InfoWorld: JYACC looks to jumpstart Linux app development with open sourced POSSL (Nov 01, 2000, 16:56)
"The success of Linux has only just begun with applications
centered mostly around Web servers, e-mail, and print servers...
But with this [POSSL], Linux as a development and deployment
platform is positioned to grow more rapidly through an
NewsForge: The Half-Way Covenant: Companies aim for 'partly' Open Source (Nov 01, 2000, 16:20)
"The Puritans were among the leading intellectuals of their
time. ...they quickly developed into thriving communities... The
leaders of the colonies realized they had to choose between
ideological purity or growing their communities... they came up
with a compromise [The Half-Way Covenant]. ... The long-term result
was the dissolution of Puritan society."
The Register: S3 buys UK Linux in-car MP3 player maker (Nov 01, 2000, 14:54)
"Empeg has got a good development team that and some great
technology under its belt - the player is essentially a
custom-built system based on Linux running on an ARM processor -
but has lacked the resources to market its products to their full
CNET News.com: IBM puts Transmeta plans on hold (Nov 01, 2000, 08:01)
"The reversal couldn't come at a worse time for Transmeta, as
the company is slated to hold its initial public offering on Nov.
Smart Partner: Inside the Magic Box (Nov 01, 2000, 05:58)
"More and more, software is being released as open source. When
are you going to take advantage of the riches?"
Apache Today: Results of the October Netcraft Survey: Apache Still Rules (Nov 01, 2000, 02:45)
"The number of Apache sites dips slightly, while Microsoft IIS
gains some ground."