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Linux Weekly News for October 26, 2000

Oct 26, 2000, 19:28 (0 Talkback[s])
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Leading items and editorials: Ajuba Solutions has been acquired by Interwoven, KDE 2.0 is out, Microsoft says penguins can mutate, Announcing...Mountain View Data and LynuxWorks files for an IPO

"Ajuba Solutions has been acquired by Interwoven. This is an interesting development, and it almost certainly foreshadows events that we will see in the future. We'll look first at what's going on, then at some of the implications...."

"KDE 2.0 is out. The long-awaited KDE 2.0 release is finally available. Mindful of its PR needs, the project has sent out a press release on Business Wire, complete with supporting quotes from Ransom Love, Dirk Hohndel, Gaël Duval, and others. The announcement on the KDE site is rather more satisfying, in that it skips most of the quotes and talks more about what KDE 2.0 has to offer...."

"Microsoft says penguins can mutate. Do check out this Microsoft advertisement scanned from the print version of c't magazine. It contains a set of distorted penguins, and claims that open source systems can mutate on you - so it's better to go with proprietary stuff...."

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