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BW: LinuxWorld Announces Winners in Its 1999 Editors' Choice Awards

Aug 13, 1999, 00:20 (3 Talkback[s])

"At a special awards ceremony held here today, LinuxWorld magazine announced the winners in the first-ever LinuxWorld Editors' Choice Awards. The event, held in conjunction with the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, took place on the show floor at the San Jose Convention Center.

Products from both commercial vendors and from the open source and free software communities were considered for awards. Winners and finalists in 17 awards categories were honored with trophies."


--  Distribution Server  Mandrake 6.0 (MandrakeSoft SA)
--  Distribution/Client  Caldera OpenLinux 2.2 (Caldera Systems Inc.)
--  Desktop Environment  KDE/KWM (KDE)
--  Security             Tripwire (Tripwire Security Systems Inc.)
--  Web Server           Apache (The Apache Software Foundation)
--  Mail Server          CommuniGate Pro (Stalker Software Inc.)
--  Productivity Application/Suite  StarOffice 5.1 (Star Division GmbH)
--  Database Management  PostgreSQL (Marc G. Fournier)
--  File Storage/Recovery Arkeia 4.0 (Knox Software Corp.) 
--  Development Environment/Tools  X-Designer (Imperial Software Technology)
--  Programming Library/Tools Qt 2.0 (Troll Tech)
--  Text Editing         Emacs (Richard M. Stallman)
--  File Management      Coda (M. Satyanarayanan)
--  Communication        Netscape Communicator (Netscape)
--  Graphics/Art         GIMP (Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis, and Manish Singh)
--  Entertainment        Civilization: CTP (Activision and Loki Entertainment Software)
--  Product of the Year  Mandrake 6.0 (MandrakeSoft SA)

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