[MD1] Claris Acquires Blue World Technology
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[MD1] Claris Acquires Blue World Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 1997

BLUE WORLD TECHNOLOGY ACQUIRED BY CLARIS
Underlying Lasso technology part of FileMaker Pro 4.0

BELLEVUE, WA - September 8, 1997 - Blue World Communications, Inc. and
Claris Corporation today announced that Blue World's Lasso for
Web-enabling databases has been integrated into FileMaker Pro 4.0 for
Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 3.1 and Mac OS from Claris Corporation.
Under the terms of the agreement, Claris has acquired the Lasso technology
and licensed certain rights back to Blue World. Blue World plans to
continue enhancing Lasso and distributing new versions of Lasso as a
commercial product.

"We believe Blue World has developed a fast, elegant approach to putting
FileMaker Pro databases on the Web, a solution that all FileMaker Pro users
will welcome," said Claris President Dominique Goupil.

"Our customers have always considered Lasso to be the leading solution for
Web database publishing with FileMaker Pro for Mac OS," said Blue World
President & CEO Bill Doerrfeld. "Claris' incorporation of Lasso technology
allows us to keep improving an established product and work on new ways to
further Internet-enable FileMaker Pro."

FileMaker Pro 4.0, scheduled to ship in October, embeds a subset of Lasso
2.0 technology as FileMaker Pro's web companion. This integration provides
FileMaker Pro 4.0 owners with out-of-the-box Web database publishing and
server capabilities.

Blue World will continue to sell the full Lasso 2.0 product to users of
both FileMaker Pro 3.0 and FileMaker Pro 4.0 for Mac OS. Lasso 2.0
Web-enables FileMaker Pro 3.0 and a Lasso 2.0 Server version adds a
stand-alone Web server with integrated Lasso 2.0 CGI.

Lasso 2.0 also provides additional features for FileMaker Pro 4.0 databases
beyond what is included in the new version, including an "inline" command
to process multiple database operations within a single HTML file; a "log"
command to log traffic statistics to target databases and/or text files;
and Apple Event control of other server applications. Lasso 2.0 is
available from select resellers and Blue World
(http://www.blueworld.com/lasso/order/).

Separately, Blue World announced Lasso 2.1, an upgrade scheduled to be
available in the fourth quarter of 1997. More details are available on Blue
World's Web site at www.blueworld.com.

About Blue World Communications, Inc.
Blue World Communications (http://www.blueworld.com) provides a complete
line of Internet business solutions with a special emphasis on FileMaker
Pro as part of its mission of "bringing business to the internet." Blue
World's products include Lasso 2.0 and MailMan, the FMPro.Net service, and
custom programming services for complete Web site solutions. Blue World,
based in Bellevue, WA, is a privately held company founded in 1990.

About Claris Corporation
Claris Corporation is the only Macintosh and PC software vendor with five
seamlessly integrated, cross-platform database products: FileMaker Pro 3.0
for the Mac OS; FileMaker Pro 3.0 for Windows 95, Windows NT, and Windows
3.1; FileMaker Pro 3.0 Server for Mac OS; FileMaker Pro 3.0 Server for
Windows NT and the FileMaker Pro Solutions Distribution Kit.

Claris Corporation (http://www.claris.com) is a leading worldwide vendor of
Windows and Macintosh applications for business, education and home, and is
a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc., with headquarters in Santa Clara,
Calif.

Lasso and Blue World Communications are trademarks of Blue World
Communications, Inc. Claris and FileMaker Pro are trademarks of Claris
Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other countries. Other product and
corporate names are the property of their respective holders.

Media Contacts:
Bill Doerrfeld
Blue World Communications, Inc.
425.646.0288, bill@blueworld.com

Kevin Mallon
Claris Corp.
408.987.7227, kevin_mallon@claris.com

 

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