Developer Linux News for Aug 27, 1999
M2 Presswire: DataMirror and Avnet Computer sign reseller agreement (1999-08-27 22:23:01)
"...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 (1999-08-27 21:12:52)
"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 (1999-08-27 20:07:16)
"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? (1999-08-27 19:54:07)
"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 (1999-08-27 19:43:48)
"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 (1999-08-27 19:23:58)
"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 (1999-08-27 19:14:43)
"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 (1999-08-27 18:41:57)
"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 (1999-08-27 18:36:00)
"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] (1999-08-27 18:12:40)
"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 (1999-08-27 17:53:01)
"The [Entria] L and X series use an embedded Linux core..."
The Retreat: The Loss of the Portability Battle (1999-08-27 13:41:16)
"They've lost the hardware portability battle. That victory
belongs to Linux."
LinuxFund.Org Launch Gives Credit to Developers (1999-08-27 13:23:08)
"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 (1999-08-27 12:56:31)
"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? (1999-08-27 12:44:04)
"Compaq's NT strategy fails to help Alpha chips, but Linux can
still lead the masses to non-Intel platforms"
Newsbytes: Xanadu Code Released (1999-08-27 12:31:33)
"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 (1999-08-27 12:10:27)
The latest milestone for the open source webbrowser has been
Linux.com.sg (Singapore): Review on Myth II (1999-08-27 01:12:18)
"The opening cutscene is simply fantastic."
Developer Shed: Writing CGI Programs in Python (1999-08-27 00:10:47)
"... if you are starting a brand new web application, you should
consider Python and its "There Should Be One Obvious Way To Do It"