Developer Linux News for May 20, 1999
WinInfo: Linux vs. NT, a counterpoint (1999-05-20 22:03:40)
"... the Mindcraft study was a turning point in the public
perception of Linux..."
TechWeb: Games Are Key To Free OS, Says Red Hat CEO (1999-05-20 19:07:48)
"For Young,.. the growth engine for Linux is a 13-year-old boy
playing networked Doom over the Internet."
LinuxPR: Benelux is getting its own Linux Congress... (1999-05-20 17:13:36)
The IT industry of the Benelux is coming together to analyze the
impact that Linux has on the IT environment.
AbiSource Ships Release 0.7.0 of AbiWord (1999-05-20 16:59:53)
"This new release marks the first time that AbiWord is available
in compiled form..."
Network Week: Open Source Cuts Costs For Internet Projects (1999-05-20 16:06:48)
"... warehousemen at plumbing supplier PSS's 130 branches...
learned how to use the... Pine email client after only 30 minutes
Reuters: Xerox, Microsoft Strike Technology Deal - WSJ (1999-05-20 13:37:39)
"... will build its digital copiers around Microsoft's Windows
NT operating system, replacing Unix-compatible software..."
Trust, Cooperation and the Real Value of the Free Software Movement (1999-05-20 13:32:59)
"Microsoft is going to find it increasingly difficult and more
expensive to do business. The reason? They cannot be trusted."
Magic to Send Linux Developers to Meet the Penguins (1999-05-20 12:56:49)
"... will award a free 10-day cruise for two to Antarctica to
the developer who builds the best e-commerce solution for the Linux
platform using Magic..."
WWWThreads Version 3.5 (1999-05-20 12:37:17)
"WWWThreads is a fast/reliable discussion forum licensed under
the GNU GPL."
Silicon.com: Linux Guru hails victory over NT (1999-05-20 12:17:15)
"The trend curve is pretty clear...", said Eric Raymond.
Salon: Co-opting open source's good name (1999-05-20 01:34:54)
"On Tuesday,... a company that should have known better...
[abused] the term "open source" in the service of its own marketing
Korea Times: Hangul & Computer Corp. to File Dumping Charge Against Microsoft (1999-05-20 00:34:32)
"Microsoft Corp. is likely to face dumping charges for selling
its software package at a rock bottom price to colleges
New LDP leader, please (1999-05-20 00:25:33)
Lars Wirzenius steps down as LDP leader.
Linux Demo Day Project - www.linuxdemo.org (1999-05-20 00:12:22)
"Currently this project is just a crazy idea that I have, but
hopefully there are enough other Linux nuts out there that we can
pull this off."