Linux Weekly News for May 25, 2000

Leading items and editorials:

“LinuxMall.com and EBIZ to merge. LinuxMall.com and EBIZ have
announced that the two companies have signed a letter of intent to
merge. The new company, which will retain the LinuxMall.com name,
will be positioned as the largest Linux “shopping mall” on the net,
with large product lines on the hardware and software sides

“PHP 4.0 has been released. The announcement for this
long-awaited release came out on May 22. PHP is perhaps the most
common Apache add-on, running on millions of web sites. It is the
motor behind no end of dynamic, database-driven sites and the basis
of the Midgard application server. So a new PHP release will
eventually affect a large portion of the web….”

“Lineo has filed for an IPO. The company seeks to raise on the
order of $60 million from the offering. No offering time has been
set, of course, but it generally takes about two months from the
filing for the stock to actually go out. Thus, one can maybe expect
Lineo to go public sometime around mid-July….”

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