Author: mactech

[MD1] BeOS at a discount


DevDepot Will Offering
The Full BeOS package At A Discount

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — AUGUST 6, 1997 — Xplain Corporation, the parent
company of DevDepot, today announced that it is offering the full
BeOS package through its world class mail order division.

As the Internet expands, and as electronic media becomes more prevalent,
the high-performance needs of digital content design have different needs

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[MD1] Apple Keynote/MS Announcement…

Microsoft and Apple Affirm Commitment to Build Next Generation Software for

Companies announce patent cross-license agreement.

Microsoft announces Office 98 for Macintosh; Apple announces Internet
Explorer to be bundled with Mac OS.

Product commitment backed up with $150M Microsoft investment in Apple Computer.

Boston, August 6, 1997–In a keynote address delivered today at Macworld
Boston, Apple Computer Inc. director and co-founder Steve Jobs and
Microsoft Corp.

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[MD1] MailMan, FMPro.Net, Lasso 2.0

August 6, 1997

Media Contact:
Bill Doerrfeld, President & CEO
Blue World Communications, Inc.

Previews MailMan, FMPro.Net; Shows Lasso 2.0 at Macworld Expo

BOSTON, MA – August 6, 1997 – As part of its mission of “bringing business
to the internet,” Blue World Communications, Inc. today previewed for the
first time two forthcoming products, MailMan and FMPro.Net, and showed the
shipping version of Lasso 2.0 at Macworld Expo/Boston.

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[MD1] UMAX Developer Purchase Program

UMAX Boosts Support for Mac and BeOS Software Developers

New Developer Purchase Program Provides Incentive for Developers of
Powerful Multiprocessor-Aware Applications for the Mac Architecture

Fremont, Calif., August 4, 1997 — UMAX Computer Corporation (UCC) today
announced a developer purchase program to increase support for Mac OS and
BeOS software developers creating applications for the Macintosh platform.
For a limited time, registered developers can purchase UMAX SuperMac Mac OS
compatible systems at a 10% discount for use in application development,
application support, com

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[MD1] ProFont Distribution 2.2 Released

From: “Stephen C. Gilardi” (
Subject: [ANN] ProFont Distribution 2.2 Released

Co-authors Steve Gilardi and Carl Osterwald are pleased to announce the
release of “ProFont Distribution 2.2”. It is available now as:


ProFont is a monospaced font whose 9 pt size is similar to Monaco 9 but
with improved readability. It includes slashed zeros, ells with serifs,
emphasized punctuation, etc.

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