Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Developer Linux News for Mar 30, 1999

  • PC Week: Making certain open source stays open (Mar 30, 1999, 23:45)
    "Vendors are eager to acquire the halo effect of combining their names with the phrase "open source."

  • 32BitsOnline: To be OSS, or not to be OSS, that is the question. (Mar 30, 1999, 21:12)
    "Am I advocating proprietary software on an open platform? Does this mean that I am speaking out of both sides of my mouth? In a word, yes, I am."

  • The Marginalization of Scarcity (Mar 30, 1999, 18:48)
    "Open source and free software communities provide us with excellent modern day agalmias for study, as does the Internet itself."

  • First GPL Release of onShore TimeSheet (Mar 30, 1999, 17:52)
    "...enables business to replace paper-based timesheets, manage projects and provide sophisticated time reporting, lowering costs and turn-around time."

  • Houdini To Port To Linux (Mar 30, 1999, 14:54)
    "Side Effects Software is the first high-end 3D animation company to adopt the popular O/S."

  • New Gimp Releases (Mar 30, 1999, 10:08)
    New versions of the stable and development branches of GIMP are now available. The new stable version is a significant development because it now compiles and runs with the latest stable versions of GTK (1.2.x), rather than the old stable versions (1.0). This should hopefully eliminate the headache of maintaining two versions of GTK solely for GIMP compatibility.

  • Silicon News: Open source 'wounding' makes Linux chief quit (Mar 30, 1999, 09:29)
    "Godfather of open source and hero of the Linux community, Eric Raymond, is to step down as leader of the movement that has shaken the computing world to the core."

  • Irish Times: Dublin to produce new Linux Interface (Mar 30, 1999, 09:15)
    "All European versions of a new interface for the Linux computer operating system will be produced in Dublin, Canadian software company Corel said yesterday. It plans to introduce an easy-to-use version of Linux, similar to Windows or Macintosh, by the end of the year."

  • SJ Mercury: Best be very wary of Microsoft bearing settlement offer (Mar 30, 1999, 09:12)
    This article offers some advice to the attorneys in the Microsoft anti-trust case.

  • IBM: new Preview version PR1 of techexplorer Hypermedia Browser 2. (Mar 30, 1999, 00:54)
    A plug-in for Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer, enabling the display of TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents -- supports Linux.