Developer Linux News for Aug 27, 1999
M2 Presswire: DataMirror and Avnet Computer sign reseller agreement (Aug 27, 1999, 22:23)
"...rapidly and seamlessly integrating data among multiple
databases... across OS/390, OS/400, UNIX, Linux and Windows NT
Reuters: Linux success spawns more open source companies (Aug 27, 1999, 21:12)
"The growing interest in open source software was evident... at
the O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention... when some attendees
sat on the floor in a packed meeting room for a session called 'How
to Finance an Open Source Company.' "
SRO: More Linux Lovers (Aug 27, 1999, 20:07)
"Analysts say each of those Linux efforts reinforces the fact
that the open-source operating system is gaining momentum in the
SRO: Where's The [Linux] Enterprise App Beef? (Aug 27, 1999, 19:54)
"According to SAP AG, the beef, in the form of SAP R/3 on Linux,
SRO: No Maybes About It: Win2K Will Ship This Year (Aug 27, 1999, 19:43)
"Portability seems to have been relegated to the scrap heap.
Compatibility seems to have been moved to the back burner..."
Applix and Corel stocks up sharply after Applix talks on Radio Wallstreet (Aug 27, 1999, 19:23)
"After Applix, Corel, and Bynari Systems appeared on the
RadioWallStreet program, their stocked have been climbing
IT-Director: Microsoft denies influence as Compaq kills Windows for Alpha (Aug 27, 1999, 19:14)
"Ironically whilst Microsoft Windows 2000 has become a single
platform operating system, Intel is increasing its portfolio of
supporting operating systems and fast severing its dependency on
Internet News: Jabber: An Open Source IM System (Aug 27, 1999, 18:41)
"The instant messaging war between Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) and
America Online Inc. (AOL) has many pessimistic about the prospects
that online chat can develop into an industrial-strength
communication tool anytime soon."
60 Second Linux commercial for the NFL Superbowl - revised (Aug 27, 1999, 18:36)
"I began to wonder about a commercial, one to begin the new year, to be the 'millinium' commercial that would vault Linux into the masses. I wondered if such a commercial could be produced, and how that commercial would be structured."
InfoWorld: C-Forge helps hammer out Linux development [Review] (Aug 27, 1999, 18:12)
"Summary: This Linux-based integrated development environment
boasts a great variety of language support and project management
features and includes the most common programming tools."
ComputerWorld: HP to unveil new thin-client line (Aug 27, 1999, 17:53)
"The [Entria] L and X series use an embedded Linux core..."
The Retreat: The Loss of the Portability Battle (Aug 27, 1999, 13:41)
"They've lost the hardware portability battle. That victory
belongs to Linux."
LinuxFund.Org Launch Gives Credit to Developers (Aug 27, 1999, 13:23)
"The Fund, launched at the recent Linux World Expo in San Jose,
is based around a Linux credit card, complete with everybody's
favorite penguin, Tux. The card is backed by MBNA, and proceeds
from the card go into the fund. The organisers hope to be
allocating grants early next year."
CNET News.com: Now, Linux gets its own credit card (Aug 27, 1999, 12:56)
"Give Linux fans a little credit. Or at least, give them a
LinuxWorld: The herd mentality: Can Linux break Intel's hold on the market? (Aug 27, 1999, 12:44)
"Compaq's NT strategy fails to help Alpha chips, but Linux can
still lead the masses to non-Intel platforms"
Newsbytes: Xanadu Code Released (Aug 27, 1999, 12:31)
"More than 30 years after he began developing the software
project that would become a precursor to the World Wide Web,
hypertext creator Ted Nelson is making available portions of his
Xanadu software code to the open source development community."
Mozilla M9 is out (Aug 27, 1999, 12:10)
The latest milestone for the open source webbrowser has been
Linux.com.sg (Singapore): Review on Myth II (Aug 27, 1999, 01:12)
"The opening cutscene is simply fantastic."
Developer Shed: Writing CGI Programs in Python (Aug 27, 1999, 00:10)
"... if you are starting a brand new web application, you should
consider Python and its "There Should Be One Obvious Way To Do It"