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Ottawa Citizen: Inprise Corp. (formerly Borland) now a soldier in Linux revolution

Dec 30, 1999, 08:04 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bert Hill)

"Remember Borland, the maker of popular programming software like C++? Many people think the big California software giant of the '80s died in the Microsoft wave several years ago."

"It had a near-death experience early this year after five years of declining sale. But it is now back with a new name, Inprise Corp., and a new gimmick -- it is an Internet player and a soldier in the Linux revolution...."

"Inprise said that since it released its JBuilder 3 Foundation product on its Web page early in December, Web traffic has jumped four times."

"More significantly, demand for a Linux version was double that for a Windows version."

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