Developer Linux News for Dec 01, 1999
Byte.com: Comdex '99 - The Last Word, Jerry's overall impressions of the show (1999-12-01 23:25:01)
"The important thing is the excitement at the Linux booths.
There were a number of them this year. Linux has come of age."
GNOME Summary for November 23 - December 1, 1999 (1999-12-01 23:02:09)
LinuxPR: Announcing newly expanded Advanced Multimedia Systems from QLITech (1999-12-01 22:22:27)
"QLITech expands Advanced Multimedia System offerings to include
AMD Athlon or Intel Pentium III systems with 5 speaker surround
sound system,Quake II, and Civilization "Call To Power"
Midgard Weekly Summary for December 1, 1999 (1999-12-01 20:42:57)
A Steroid: A step by step didactic example of portable OpenGL game programming (1999-12-01 19:13:32)
"This game has been developed as a six lesson exercise for the
Computer Graphics course IUF of the Dipartimento di Informatica at
the University of Pisa."
Jerusalem Post: Linux takes center stage at Israel Comdex show (1999-12-01 18:56:55)
"At an opening press conference at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds, Jon
(Mad Dog) Hall, the executive director of Linux International, was
joined by several key business leaders, including John Vrolyk, a
senior vice president at Silicon Graphics Inc., and David Assia,
co-founder and executive chairman of Magic Software Enterprises, in
singing the praises of the new operating system that is challenging
Linux.com: The Tony Guntharp interview (1999-12-01 18:42:03)
"Tony Guntharp is the Project Manager of SourceForge, a provider
of infrastructure services (site hosting, CVS, file archival) for
Open Source development projects."
Linux.com: More Linux Users == Good Thing (tm) (1999-12-01 18:37:23)
"But times have changed, and many of the old guard are
frustrated. The crowding that has resulted from the hype has left
some feeling like endangered animals without a habitat."
Reuters: Microsoft sees Windows 2000 release by end of year (1999-12-01 18:23:43)
"Raikes said Linux did not yet have a large percentage of the
client operating system market and that Microsoft's emphasis on
research and development gave its customers a more reliable
platform than that of Linux."
TeamWARE.com: Fujitsu goes Linux (1999-12-01 17:41:27)
"TeamWARE Office is a complete groupware suite for corporate
collaboration and communication and it has about 2.1 million users
in 34 countries world wide."
SRO: IBM's Unsung Heroes And Heroines Prial: More Than An IBMer In A Penguin Suit (1999-12-01 17:08:25)
"By the time the higher ups came around and said, 'We should do
Linux,' our programmers said they'd already been there, done
SRO: Bristol's Revenge? (1999-12-01 16:35:10)
"Bristol's Wind/U for Linux product, which began shipping
Tuesday, enables developers to compile Microsoft Win32 API and
Microsoft Foundation Class source code directly on Linux, and
create native, desktop and server-based Linux applications."
LinuxPR: Announcing Emacspeak-11.0 (Aster) (1999-12-01 16:07:51)
"Emacspeak is a fully functional audio desktop that provides
complete eyes-free access to all major 32 and 64 bit operating
GNOME UI Summary for Nov 12, 1999 - Dec 1, 1999 (1999-12-01 15:31:49)
PRNewswire: VA Linux Systems Partners With Loki Entertainment Software for Direct Sales of Debian (1999-12-01 14:27:05)
"...The Debian GNU/Linux retail bundle, co-sponsored by VA Linux
Systems, O'Reilly and SGI, is available through valinux.com for the
introductory price of $19.95, and now includes a mail-in offer for
a free StarOffice(TM) CD from Sun Microsystems."
BW: New Study Examines Attitudes of Developers On Open Source Software Issues (1999-12-01 12:58:37)
"Evans Marketing Services today announced the immediate
availability of a special report on Open Source Software by analyst
TechWeb: Speech Recognition Is No Longer All Talk (1999-12-01 07:20:10)
"Belgium-based L&H said it would support Linux developers
that want to incorporate speech into their applications. To that
end, the company is extending to the Linux operating system
developers the L&H Voice Xpress Software Development Kit."
CRN: Linux Gets 3-D Graphics Infusion (1999-12-01 07:14:44)
"SideFX Inc., a Toronto-based software vendor, last week began
demonstrating the latest version of its Houdini 3-D application
software at a trade show in London. The software is among the first
to offer visualization and 3-D computer-assisted design
functionality for Linux."
ZDNet: Evan Leibovitch -- That ol' devil is still at it... (1999-12-01 07:09:37)
"... the reasons why one would switch to FreeBSD from Linux
still aren't totally clear to me."
InternetWeek: Oracle Revives NC After Hiatus (1999-12-01 06:45:38)
"The biggest challenge we face is trying to manage the
workstations," said Higgason. "Sometimes an upgrade works on one
Windows machine and not on another."
TechWeb/Reuters: Corel Acquisition Appears Unlikely (1999-12-01 06:35:52)
"Some industry watchers point to Corel as a good buy for Red Hat
because it is developing Linux versions of its popular
crao.net: Juridical analysis of the GPL published [In French] (1999-12-01 00:14:23)
"This document constitutes a legal study of the licence Publique