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  Linux Commercial HOWTO
  Mr. Poet <poet@linuxports.com>
  v5.38, 7 March 1999

  This document contains a listing of commercial software and applica-
  tions which are offered for Linux.  It is maintained by Mr. Poet
  <poet@linuxports.com>.
  ______________________________________________________________________

  Table of Contents



  1. About this document

  2. Copyright Information

  3. Disclaimer

  4. Related Information

  5. Linux for the Commercial Market?

     5.1 Turnkey systems
     5.2 Large end-user customers
     5.3 Specialized markets
     5.4 Biography

  6. Website Development

     6.1 ASWedit, HTML editor
     6.2 Empress DataWEB
     6.3 EZ-EDIT
     6.4 LinkScan
     6.5 TalentSoft Web+ (WebPlus)
     6.6 VirtuFlex 1.1
     6.7 Visual prolog
     6.8 Web Crossing
     6.9 ThreadTrack and WebTailor from Webthreads.

  7. Databases

     7.1 c-tree Plus
     7.2 Empress
     7.3 Essentia
     7.4 FairCom Server
     7.5 INFORMIX-SE
     7.6 Just Logic/SQL
     7.7 KE Texpress
     7.8 Qddb
     7.9 Raima Database Manager++
     7.10 Empress Embedded RDBMS
     7.11 SOLID Server
     7.12 Velocis Database Server
     7.13 Yard SQL

  8. Data Visualisation and CAD

     8.1 IDL (Interactive Data Language)
     8.2 Megahedron
     8.3 Tecplot 7.0
     8.4 VariCAD
     8.5 VARKON
     8.6 XVScan

  9. Development Tools

     9.1 ACUCOBOL-GT
     9.2 Amzi! Prolog & Logic Server
     9.3 Basmark QuickBASIC
     9.4 Critical Mass CM3
     9.5 Dynace
     9.6 Absoft Fortran 77
     9.7 Finesse
     9.8 ISE Eiffel
     9.9 EiffelBench
     9.10 C-Forge IDE
     9.11 IdeaFix
     9.12 j-tree
     9.13 KAI C++
     9.14 Khoros Pro 2.1
     9.15 MetaCard
     9.16 ObjectManual Release 3.0
     9.17 Critical Mass Reactor
     9.18 Resource Standard Metrics
     9.19 r-tree
     9.20 sdoc (Source Documenter)
     9.21 SEDIT, S/REXX
     9.22 SNiFF+
     9.23 ST/X (Smalltalk/X)
     9.24 tdb (Tcl Debugger)
     9.25 tprof (Tcl Profiler)
     9.26 View Designer/X (VDX)
     9.27 XBasic
     9.28 XMove 4.0 for Linux

  10. Emulation

     10.1 Emulus
     10.2 Executor 2
     10.3 Wabi 2.2 for OpenLinux

  11. Financial Software

     11.1 BB Stock Pro and BB Stock Tool
     11.2 TimeClock

  12. Libraries

     12.1 FontScope
     12.2 INTERACTER
     12.3 Matrix<LIB> - C++ Math Matrix Library
     12.4 PKWARE Data Compression Library for Linux
     12.5 readyBase
     12.6 SIMLIB IG

  13. Mathematics

     13.1 Maple V Release 4 - The Power Edition
     13.2 MATCOM and MATCOM MATH LIBRARY
     13.3 Mathematica 3.0
     13.4 MATLAB and Simulink

  14. Multimedia

     14.1 Peter Lipa and his Journeys
     14.2 Lucka Vondrackova and her Journeys
     14.3 MpegTV Player 1.0
     14.4 Peter Nagy and his Journeys
     14.5 Xaudio

  15. Network Servers

     15.1 Critical Angle X.500 Enabler
     15.2 DNEWS News Server
     15.3 Aventail Internet Policy Manager
     15.4 Aventail VPN
     15.5 WANPIPE
     15.6 Zeus Web Server

  16. Office Tools

     16.1 Corel WordPerfect 8
     16.2 The American Heritage Dictionary Deluxe
     16.3 Applixware Office Suite for Linux
     16.4 D.M.S. Document Management System
     16.5 HotWire EasyFAX
     16.6 NExS, the Network Extensible Spreadsheet
     16.7 Axene Office
     16.8 Projector and Projector/Net
     16.9 The Virtual Office System
     16.10 Axene XAllWrite
     16.11 Axene Xclamation
     16.12 Axene XQuad

  17. Text Processing

     17.1 Edith Pro for X11
     17.2 TeraSpell 97 for Emacs

  18. System Administration Tools

     18.1 Host Factory
     18.2 PerfectBACKUP+
     18.3 Venus

  19. X Windows Related Products

     19.1 Accelerated-X Display Server
     19.2 BXwidgets
     19.3 BXwidgets/DB
     19.4 Laptop, Accelerated-X Display Server
     19.5 MaXimum cde Developer's Edition v1.0
     19.6 Multi-headed, Accelerated-X Display Server
     19.7 OpenGL, Accelerated-X Display Server
     19.8 OSF-Certified Motif

  20. Other Software

     20.1 ABACUS 4
     20.2 BBBS
     20.3 Clustor
     20.4 FootPrints
     20.5 Aladdin Ghostscript
     20.6 Magician
     20.7 journyx WebTime
     20.8 LanSafe
     20.9 LjetMgr
     20.10 Synchronize/CyberScheduler

  21. Free Software for Commercial Hardware

     21.1 Stallion Technologies Multiport Serial Boards


  ______________________________________________________________________

  1.  About this document


  This is the Linux Commercial HOWTO.  It contains a listing of
  commercial software which is available for Linux.  The Linux
  Commercial HOWTO doesn't contain any information on Linux
  distributions -- this is covered by the Distribution HOWTO.


  If you contact any companies or purchase any products listed in this
  document, please mention the Linux Commercial HOWTO.



  This document was originated by Harald Milz <Harald.Milz@Linux.org>.
  and then maintained by Mr. Poet

  It is now maintained by Mr. Poet AND LinuxPorts <poet@linuxports.com>.

  If you need to know more about the Linux Documentation Project or
  about Linux HOWTO's, feel free to contact the supervisor Tim Bynum
  <linux-howto@metalab.unc.edu>.


  Tim Bynum will post the listing to several national and international
  newsgroups on a monthly basis.  In addition, the Linux Commercial
  HOWTO can be found on the World Wide Web at
  http://commercial.cyrius.com.  New versions of the Linux Commercial
  HOWTO are always placed at this site first, so please be sure to check
  if the copy you are reading is still up to date!


  The Linux Commercial HOWTO is not a forum for product announcements or
  marketing hype; it is a service for potential customers and the whole
  Linux community.  Resellers will not be listed; the list is for
  companies who produce their software themselves.  Two main goals are
  being aimed at:


  o  It shall help companies who want to run Linux to find software
     solutions and applications.  The international distribution of this
     list will enhance the contact opportunity.

  o  It is meant to prove the commercial useability of Linux and thus to
     encourage other vendors to port their software as well.

  Companies and developers who are offering their products for Linux and
  interested in joining the Linux Commercial HOWTO are invited to fill
  out the following form and contact me at poet@linuxports.com.


  This HOWTO contains tabular entries for each product (example
  follows).  The entry format is similar to the Linux Software Map (LSM)
  entry (field/stanza lengths are arbitrary).  If you want me to add
  your entry please keep short, otherwise I'll have to shorten your
  data.  Furthermore, please send me plain ASCII data; no HTML, and no
  PostScript.



  Category:

          Databases, Data Visualisation, Development tools, Financial
          Software, Mathematics, Multimedia, Network Management, Text
          Processing, X Windows or Other Software.

  Name:

  The name of your application.

  Description:

  Short description of the package, just the basic functionality.

  Distribution media:

  Licensing policy:

  Whatever applies.  Is there a free demo or shareware version available
  via FTP or WWW?  Where?

  OS provisions:

  Kernel version, XFree86 version, Motif version, RAM, harddisk usage, etc.

  Documentation:

  Printed documentation, page number, online help, language.

  Extra features and add-Ons:

  (and their prices)

  Price range:

  Whatever it costs.

  Vendor:

  Address:
  Phone: (U.S. and Canada: if you like to be reachable internationally,
         please don't enter only a +1 800 or +1 900 number)
  Fax:
  EMail:
  URL:
  Contact:



  2.  Copyright Information


  This HOWTO is Copyright (C) 1996, 1997, 1998 by Mr. Poet.

  A verbatim copy may be reproduced or distributed in any medium
  physical or electronic without permission of the author.  Translations
  are similarly permitted without express permission if it includes a
  notice on who translated it.

  Short quotes may be used without prior consent by the author.
  Derivative work and partial distributions of the Linux Commercial
  HOWTO must be accompanied with either a verbatim copy of this file or
  a pointer to the verbatim copy.
  Commercial redistribution is allowed and encouraged; however, the
  author would like to be notified of any such distributions.

  In short, we wish to promote dissemination of this information through
  as many channels as possible.  However, we do wish to retain copyright
  on the HOWTO documents, and would like to be notified of any plans to
  redistribute the HOWTOs.

  We further want that all information provided in the HOWTOs is
  disseminated.  If you have questions, please contact Tim Bynum, the
  Linux HOWTO coordinator, at linux-howto@metalab.unc.edu.



  3.  Disclaimer


  This HOWTO is not actually a HOWTO in the sense of the Linux
  Documentation Project.  Instead, it is an instrument to investigate
  the commercial Linux opportunity and to list applications which were
  already ported and marketed in a native Linux version.  As a software
  vendor, you probably know that you can alternatively offer Linux users
  a statically linked SCO version of your application which would
  probably run under the iBCS2 emulator (albeit with a small performance
  penalty and higher memory requirements).  Such applications will not
  be listed here.

  I will not select nor deselect any particular product.  Instead,
  everyone who wants to have her product included will be serviced.
  However, I reserve the right to shorten individual entries to keep
  things in shape.

  If you don't find a particular product or vendor in this list, this is
  probably due to one of the following reasons:


  o  I never heard of that product or vendor and thus didn't try to get
     in contact.

  o  I did get in contact, but the vendor didn't answer yet.

  o  I did get in contact, but the vendor stated positively that he
     doesn't sell his product for Linux (yet).

  In any case, please get in contact if you feel someone's missing; also
  if you discover any errors in the file.

  Sometimes two vendor's addresses are mentioned in the ``Vendor:''
  field.  In these cases I received the information from the German
  subsidiary/distributor.  The original manufacturer's address is always
  mentioned first.


  4.  Related Information

  There's another document which covers commercial Linux software.  It
  is maintained by Alan Cox <Alan.Cox@Linux.org> and can be found at
  http://www.uk.linux.org/LxCommercial.html.

  In addition, feel free to visit the Linux Mall where you can order
  most products presented in this HOWTO.



  5.  Linux for the Commercial Market?

  Copyright (C) 1996 iX Multiuser Multitasking Magazin
  Courtesy of iX Multiuser Multitasking Magazin!


  People keep asking me ``When is Linux going to be ready for the
  commercial market''.  I guess the first thing to discuss is what is
  meant by "commercial" in this context.


  Some CD-ROM vendors have put the word "commercial" in their name, only
  to have the technical people think their product is good only for use
  by banks and insurance companies.  Other people look at their product
  with disdain and say that ``Linux is not commercial quality'', because
  it is missing some feature they need, or they feel it is unstable
  (usually without ever trying it even one time).


  To me, the word ``commercial'' has lost as much meaning in the
  marketplace as some of the other buzzwords:



  o  ``Open'' vs ``Proprietary'' (People are now saying UNIX is
     ``Proprietary'')

  o  ``Workstation'' vs ``PC'' (What is a workstation, anyway?)

  In the old days of computing the commercial market was banks,
  insurance companies and business-oriented facilities where the use of
  COBOL or RPG was the mainstream.  The technical market was scientific,
  engineering and manufacturing where FORTRAN and assembly language was
  used.  Somewhere along the way the term ``commercial'' seems to have
  gotten twisted around to mean ``ready for the mass market'', versus
  ``ready for hackers''.


  For the purpose of this article I will take the second meaning, and
  address whether I think Linux is ready for commercial purposes rather
  than the hobbyist and hacker market, and ready for the mass market
  rather than limited markets.


  For those of you who hate reading long articles, or who are short on
  time, let me give you my conclusion right now.  Then you can go out
  and drink beer or other fun activities:


  ``Yes, Linux is ready for the commercial market...in some cases''.


  In order for an operating system to be ready for the mass market it
  must have several attributes:



  o  have lots of applications

  o  be relatively easy to install

  o  have lots of applications

  o  be relatively easy to maintain


  o  have lots of applications

  o  be relatively easy to use

  o  have lots of applications

  o  not crash (much)

  o  have lots of applications

  o  be economical

  o  have lots of applications

  But you can eliminate all of these considerations in today's mass
  market if only one thing is true:


  You have lots of applications.


  after all, there would not be 170,000,000 DOS systems in the world if
  any of the others had to be true.


  I almost added that is has to be economical, but history has actually
  proven me wrong on that.  If people added up the total cost of
  ownership, then Apple would certainly have won over the PC.  But
  people ignore the human costs of someone else (or even themselves)
  beating their head against the wall trying to get something to work,
  or the system crashing repeatedly, or the fact that the one keystroke
  they can hit the easiest (through practice) is


               <CTRL><ALT><DEL>



  In the old days people were content to spend several hundreds of dol-
  lars on a simple ASCII text editor, or deal with a simple spreadsheet.
  And it took an act of mangement to get them, with lots of Purchase
  Orders.  Today, they want multi-media integrated with their operating
  system, and have all the applications available that their neighbor
  (or boss, or compatriot) has available on their system.  And they want
  to get these applications easily, certainly no harder than to call up
  on the phone to order them through a catalog, or go down to their cor-
  ner store to get them.


  Now what causes this plethora of applications for an operating system?
  Ease of programming?  Good software development tools?  Features
  inside the operating system?  Stability of the interfaces over time?


  The answer is ``none of these''.  While all these attributes may help
  convince an application developer to port, the one overriding issue is
  volume of the operating system platform.  Again, if MSDOS were
  compared to MacOS, or even to UNIX and volume were not taken into
  account, we know which two operating systems would have the most
  applications, and they would not be from Microsoft.


  While it is true that several Linux vendors are working on getting
  these applications for the mass market (read this " your mother and
  father"), the number of applications that run on Microsoft platforms
  have been estimated as high as 35,000.  SunOS has an estimated 10,000
  applications, with other `commercial UNIX'' systems (including Solaris
  2.x) much lower in number. It will take the Linux vendors a long time
  to get the number of applications necessary to hit the really large
  mass market, particularly if they did not depend on iBCS2 and
  DOS/Windows compatibility (which could supply a fair number of current
  applications), but depended on ``native'' Linux applications.


  So applications are king (and queen) for the mass market, and
  installed base (volume) or the promise of explosive growth (volume) is
  the key to these. But is the mass market the only ``commercial''
  market?  The answer is ``no''. The mass market is a subset (albeit
  very large one) of the commercial market. So let's look at what the
  rest of the commercial market needs.  We will look at this by
  segmenting the market into:


  o  turnkey systems

  o  large end-user customers

  o  specialized markets


  5.1.  Turnkey systems


  When I speak of turnkey systems I typically mean a computer system
  that has one specific (or not so specific) application that runs on
  it.  Examples of turnkey systems are point-of-sale terminals,
  reservation systems, CAD systems, etc.  But in a larger sense, other
  applications such as Web servers, nameservers (such as BIND), etc.
  could also be considered ``turnkey'', since they have only a few
  necessary programs that have to run on the system.


  Usually turnkey systems are ones that an Independent Software Vendor
  (ISV) or Value Added Reseller (VAR) will chose a hardware system, an
  operating system, port an application to it, then duplicate that
  system 500 to 1000 times without change to the basic application.
  These ISVs and VARs will try to chose the lowest cost solution to fit
  their customer's needs.


  Linux is perfect for these types of applications.  The operating
  system is stable enough for the developer to port their application
  and test the application fully.  Once it is fully tested and stable,
  the entire package is ``frozen'' and duplicated any number of times
  for the end customer.


  Since the operating system may be freely copied, and it runs on
  inexpensive hardware, their variable costs are minimal. Even a
  developer who is not familiar with the Linux system (so they need help
  getting it running on a platform) will quickly pay back the porting
  and system programmer costs they accrue by not paying $200-$500. per
  license for the operating system.  Plus they have all the source code
  for the entire system, in case they run into trouble later on.  You
  can buy a lot of Linux support for $200-$500K.


  As I said before, I include Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as part
  of this ``turnkey'' environment, for both external internet and
  internal internet. Why overload your expensive, high-powered, highly
  complex general-purpose server to do Web serving when a smaller,
  simpler box can offload it?  Why not run your NIS slaves on a Linux
  box?  Or perhaps your BIND server?


  In the early days of Digital UNIX (known then as DEC OSF/1) we did not
  have very many applications.  In fact we had none.  The marketing
  staff came to me with sad faces asking if it was possible to sell an
  operating system that had no applications.  I invented a term called
  ``Turbocharging'', which allowed a Digital UNIX system using the speed
  and power of the Alpha processor (as well as the throughput of our
  networking devices) to offload NIS, NFS, BIND and other services from
  people's overloaded, slower SPARC machines.  We also showed people how
  they could use the rsh(1) command to allow the Alpha to do a portion
  of their very CPU intensive processing while delivering the result
  back to the SPARCs on their desk.  This allowed the SPARCs to work
  more on applications and less on the other ``system administration''
  tasks that they were performing.  We sold lots of Digital UNIX systems
  based solely on executing those tasks.  Today, of course, Digital UNIX
  has a lot more applications, and particularly very large memory
  databases that are extremely fast.  But the same principle applies.
  The database engine runs on the Alpha system, supplying data to the
  slower SPARC engines as a ``Turbocharger''.  I could see Linux systems
  headed in the same direction, following the same path.



  5.2.  Large end-user customers


  Very large customers often have their own home-grown applications
  which they need to deploy across a wide network of people.  Or they
  can have management dictate a certain suite of applications, which
  then can be ported to Linux. Since these customers are so large, their
  operating system costs are huge, and utilizing the savings using the
  Linux operating system they may completely cover the expenses of
  porting their software.


  Or these very large customers may ``influence'' their layered product
  providers to port to the Linux platform.  Finally, they may even
  change some of their computing habits (to use existing programs) if
  the cost savings are enough to warrant it.


  Companies like Caldera are creating a suite of applications and
  approaching these very large customers to show them the operating
  system savings that they can achieve if they switch to Linux.  While
  it is true that every application the customer could ever conceive of
  running may not run on Linux, by using the native applications, the
  iBCS2 applications, the DOSEMU applications, and applications that run
  under WABI, a nice suite of applications could be built to solve their
  needs.


  5.3.  Specialized markets


  Finally there are what I call ``specialized markets''.  Markets that
  might buy Linux simply because it is Linux, and not because of the
  application suites that it provides.


  In the education field there are three main markets:

  o  administrative

  o  ``campus computing''

  o  computer science education

  The administrative part is the ``business'' aspect of the market.
  They are looking for easy-to-use systems that can also handle complex
  administrative tasks that might cover a community the size of a small
  city.


  The ``campus computing'' is the supply of computing power and service
  for majors of all types, web services and research into non-computer
  science (for example, molecular modeling) research.


  Finally there is computer science education, both on the undergraduate
  and graduate level, as well as research into computer science.


  While the administrative sub-market typically relies more on shrink-
  wrapped applications, the other two rely on them to a lesser extent
  (with the computer science education market relying the least).  The
  other two markets can utilize a lot more of the freeware and shareware
  applications that are already ported to Linux.  This gives them a very
  low-cost (from a software perspective) platform while allowing them to
  see and (often) modify the source code for the applications they use.


  More importantly, in the computer science research area, the results
  of the research can be freely distributed to others working in the
  field, or even published as source code to illustrate the results.
  This can not be done with ``commercial'' operating systems.


  Some universities are utilizing Linux more and more to run their
  campus.  From a ``commercial'' standpoint, their needs are the same as
  many large businesses. Students graduating from college will know
  about Linux, and bring the word to their future employers.


  Finally, there is the computer hobbyist and software developer market.
  I relate this market to the amateur radio market.  In the amateur
  radio market the radio is often used to simply talk to other people,
  but at the same time the users investigate new ways of using radio,
  and improving it.  Many electrical engineers started out as amateur
  radio users.  So it can be with Linux, since for the first time both
  the prices of the hardware and the prices of the operating system
  source code are within the reach of mortal people.


  In conclusion, I feel that Linux does have the items needed for
  several types of ``commercial'' uses:


  o  stability and quality

  o  low variable costs for turnkey applications

  o  explosive growth in volume to attract ISVs

  What Linux really needs is for the ``commercial'' community to
  understand what is going on, and to embrace it where it will be
  useful.  This will increase the volume numbers even more, which will
  attract more applications.


  Along these lines I would like to ``advertise'' a joint effort of
  USENIX and Linux International to happen in January of 1997 in
  Anaheim, California of the United States. There will be a joint
  USENIX/Linux development conference, and while a certain part of the
  Linux conference will be oriented towards the development of the Linux
  operating system, the bulk of the conference will be oriented towards
  application developers and marketing people, to better understand the
  Linux operating system and how to sell their applications and services
  into the Linux market. We hope to show ISVs, VARs, resellers and
  distributors how they can make money by selling their applications and
  services on top of the Linux operating system.



  5.4.  Biography


  Jon ``maddog'' Hall is a Senior Leader in the Digital Equipment
  Corporation UNIX group.  He has been in the computer industry for
  twenty-five years, UNIX for sixteen years and has guided the emergence
  of six operating systems, including Alpha Linux.  He has an MS in
  Computer Science.


  6.  Website Development



  6.1.  ASWedit, HTML editor



     Description:
        ASWedit is a commercial, comprehensive and easy to use HTML and
        text editor for X Window System and Motif.  It offers three
        independent modes: a plain text editing mode and two context-
        sensitive, validating modes for authoring of HTML documents as
        used on the Internet and Intranets.  The two HTML modes are:
        standard and experimental.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, 4-mm DAT, 1/4" and 8mm tapes, Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Per machine basis.  The number of users that can run the
        software on the licensed computer is unlimited.

        A version of the program, called asWedit, is available for free
        for students and staff in education and charitable non-profit
        organizations, and for free evaluation by individuals and
        commercial organizations.  It is available via FTP from many
        archives. See http://www.advasoft.com/asWedit.html for details.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2.13 or higher (ELF), X11R6, Motif 2.0 (not required if
        the statically linked version is used), 5 MB of RAM, 1.5-3.5 MB
        hard disk usage.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation, online help, language: User's Guide (44
        pages), HTML 3.2 extended, Reference Manual (89 pages), HTML 3.2
        experimental, Reference Manual (106 pages).  Online, context
        sensitive, hypertext help - 560 KB.  Localized resource files
        are available for the following languages: English (default),
        Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Polish, Portuguese,
        Spanish and Swedish.  Commands and messages are localized for
        each language but the online help and documentation are only
        available in English.


     Product support:
        The license includes free product upgrades by FTP for a period
        of one year.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Can work with external Unix filters.  Highly customizable.
        Supports four different browsers for previewing.


     Available since:
        July, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$149.  Quantity discounts are available.


     Vendor:
        AdvaSoft Ltd.



          30 Hatch Road
          London SW16 4PN
          England



     Phone:
        +44 181 251 0033

     Fax:
        +44 181 251 0011

     EMail:
        as@advasoft.com

     URL:
        http://www.advasoft.com

     Contact:
        Andre Stochniol


     Last modified:
        August 30, 1997.



  6.2.  Empress DataWEB



     Description:
        Empress DataWEB allows users to easily and rapidly build
        dynamic, interactive, database-fed web applications.  No special
        programming language needs to be learned; developers of
        applications simply can use HTML with the Empress extensions for
        accessing the RDBMS.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Please contact vendor for evaluation copies.


     OS provisions:
        16 MB of RAM; 60 MB harddisk space (additional requirements: web
        browser required).


     Documentation:
        Online help.


     Product support:
        Full technical support available, priced separately.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Extra features such as an HTTP server and other tools to
        facilitate the creation of web applications come with the
        software package.


     Available since:
        April, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Please contact vendor.


     Vendor:
        Empress Software Inc.



          6401 Golden Triangle Drive
          Greenbelt, MD 20770
          U.S.A.



     3100 Steeles Avenue East
     Markham, ON L3R 8T3
     Canada



     Phone:
        +1 301 220 1919 (USA), +1 905 513 8888 (Canada)

     Fax:
        +1 301 220 1919 (USA), +1 905 513 1668 (Canada)

     EMail:
        sales@empress.com

     URL:
        http://www.empress.com

     Contact:
        Dick Naedel


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  6.3.  EZ-EDIT



     Description:
        EZ-EDIT is an online HTML editor, which allows users to
        completly manage their web site through a web browser (edit,
        create, upload, rename/move/copy, create and remove
        directories)!  EZ-EDIT is the only editor which features the
        "File Filter" which allows you to specify what file types are
        allowed on your system.  Create the look you want by editing EZ-
        EDIT's 16 template files with over 80 tags.  Also allows you to
        set disk space limits!  Supports form based file uploads, also
        includes a Java page creater.  All administration is also done
        through a web browser.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        A free demo is available from our web site.  Demo version is
        unlocked to full version with registration key.


     OS provisions:
        Linux/Intel.


     Documentation:
        Online HTML user and admin manuals (English only).


     Product support:
        Update service, support (via EMail).

     Available since:
        September 17, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$149.95.


     Vendor:
        Relative Web



          P. O. Box 351
          Saylorsburg, PA 18353-0351
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 610 381 3072

     Fax:
        +1 610 381 3072

     EMail:
        ez-edit@relative-web.com

     URL:
        http://www.relative-web.com/dynamic/ez-edit/

     Contact:
        John Bergeron


     Last modified:
        October 6, 1997.



  6.4.  LinkScan



     Description:
        LinkScan operates on Unix an NT servers on both Internets and
        Intranets, LinkScan can test over 40,000 links per hour because
        it is the only link checker that uses multi-threaded
        simultaneous processing.  LinkScan has been tested on web sites
        with over 45,000 pages and more than 80,000 links.  LinkScan
        also produces two revolutionary types of maps of web sites.
        LinkScan's SiteMap enables the user to produce a site map that
        includes every link on a web site arranged in a hierarchical
        format that resembles a book's table of contents.  LinkScan's
        TapMap is an expandable and collapsible site map that allows
        viewers to tap down through the various and multiple levels of a
        web site to quickly and easily navigate and explore the web site
        by tapping on a few control icons.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        A license is required for each server on which the product is
        used.  Free evaluation copies of LinkScan may be downloaded from
        our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Requires Perl 5 or higher.


     Documentation:
        Complete documentation and a comprehensive FAQ may be read at
        our web site and/or downloaded.


     Product support:
        This product is continuously updated and maintained.  Prompt
        responses to all inquiries and problems via EMail or telephone
        as required.  No fees for support.


     Available since:
        January 7, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$495.


     Vendor:
        Electronic Software Publishing Corporation



          1504 #8-00200 Main Street
          Gardnerville, NV 89410-5273
          U.S.A.



     EMail:
        ken@elsop.com

     URL:
        http://www.elsop.com

     Contact:
        Ken Churilla


     Last modified:
        November 6, 1997.



  6.5.  TalentSoft Web+ (WebPlus)



     Description:
        TalentSoft Web+ is a development tool dedicated to developing
        web-based client/server applications without writing low level
        CGI programs.  Web+ enables rapid and easy creation of highly
        functional web pages which integrates with databases, file
        systems, EMail, Java applets, your legacy applications (EXEs,
        DLLs), and communicates with other TCP/IP applications using
        sockets.  Web+ works with all popular web severs, databases, and
        operating systems and integrates closely with Netscape web
        servers via NSAPI and CGI.  Web+ also acts as a multi-threaded
        web middleware that integrates the web servers with databases,
        EMail, TCP/IP sockets, and other applications.  Please check out
        the "Teach Me Web+" link on our web site for the coolest
        interactive tutorial with hands on exercises.  We are proud to
        be the first to provide dynamic code interpretation on the
        Internet!  Now you may start writing and running your own web
        application without buying or installing Web+.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, CD-ROM and Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Free evluation copy available at http://www.TalentSoft.com.
        Trial out version notices displayed by will not time out.


     OS provisions:
        16 MB RAM, 5 MB HD.


     Documentation:
        Both printed documentation (about 200 pages) and HTML online
        help.  English only.


     Product support:
        Free EMail, web+ conference, and phone support.  Training
        available for a fee.


     Available since:
        May 1, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA, UK, Hong Kong, China, Singapore.


     Price range:
        US$195 to $1295.


     Vendor:
        TalentSoft / Talent Information Management, LLC.



     900 Nicollet Mall, Suite 700
     Minneapolis, MN 55402
     U.S.A.



          P.O. Box 2997
          Minneapolis, MN 55402
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 612 338 8900

     Fax:
        +1 612 904 0010

     EMail:
        info@TalentSoft.com

     URL:
        http://www.TalentSoft.com

     Contact:
        Victor Tong, Ian Gorrie, Jeff Persche, Tony Tong


     Last modified:
        August 8, 1997.



  6.6.  VirtuFlex 1.1



     Description:
        VirtuFlex 1.1 is a web application builder for adding dynamic
        functionality to a web site.  VirtuFlex provides the power to
        transform web sites into live applications by integrating
        databases, fax, EMail and pagers with the web.  VirtuFlex
        provides sophisticated functionality that can be added to web
        sites by any HTML developer.  VirtuFlex is reusable, modular,
        easy to use, high performance and provides DB connectivity
        almost any database.  The componenets of VirtuFlex are a macro
        language, macro processor, DB server and pre-built template
        packs.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        VirtuFLex is licensed on a per domain basis.  A free evaluation
        copy is available on our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Linux ELF binary format (1.2.x kernels or higher).  VirtuFlex
        runs on standard Unix workstations with 8 MB of RAM minimum, 16
        MB recommended.


     Documentation:
        Available for download from our web site, English.


     Product support:
        Basic support four hours.  Other support options available -
        call for details.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Pre-built Template-Paks come free with VirtuFlex for shopping
        carts, threaded discussion groups, database application builder,
        quizzes and surveys, web spiders and banner rotators.
        Additional Template-Paks are added on a regular basis.


     Available since:
        1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide through UniDirect, Soft Export and the Internet.


     Price range:
        US$995, educational discounts available.


     Vendor:
        VirtuFlex Software Corp.



          930 Massachusetts Avenue
          Cambridge, MA 02139
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 617 497 8006

     Fax:
        +1 617 492 0486

     EMail:
        comments@virtuflex.com

     URL:
        http://www.virtuflex.com

     Contact:
        Dan Housman


     Last modified:
        March 17, 1997.



  6.7.  Visual prolog



     Description:
        One of the worlds strongest prolog development environments.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (WWW).


     Documentation:
        Manuals supplied on CD-ROM, online help and intro.html lots of
        examples.


     Product support:
        EMail based.


     Available since:
        1984.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Vendor:
        Prolog Development Center



          H.J. Holstvej 3-5A
          DK-2605 Broendby
          Dankmark



     Phone:
        +45 36 72 10 22

     Fax:
        +45 36 72 02 69

     EMail:
        sales@pdc.dk

     URL:
        http://www.pdc.dk

     Contact:
        Claus Witfelt <witfelt@pdc.dk>


     Last modified:
        November 28, 1997.



  6.8.  Web Crossing



     Description:
        Online conferencing server for the Intranet and Extranet and
        world wide web providing discussion forums and chat rooms.  Web
        Crossing is a groupware application server, accessible with any
        web browser, via most web servers.  It makes communication more
        efficient and productive than newsgroups or EMail mailing lists.


     Distribution media:
        Internet.


     Licensing policy:
        commercial; fully-functional demo available.


     Price range:
        US$995, unlimited users.


     Vendor:
        Lundeen & Associates



          P.O. Box 2900
          Alameda, CA 94501
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 510 521 5855

     Fax:
        +1 510 522 6647

     EMail:
        sales@lundeen.com

     URL:
        http://webcrossing.com


     Last modified:
        August 16, 1997.



  6.9.  ThreadTrack and WebTailor from Webthreads.



     Description:
        ThreadTrack and WebTailor are lightweight browser and server
        independent CGI script packages, developed under Linux, that add
        state to web servers.  ThreadTrack is used for tracking the
        activity of individual visitors to a web site, and WebTailor is
        used to dynamically modify the content of a web site in response
        to a visitor's profile or actions.
        WebTailor uses a simple server-side scripting language to modify
        the site's content.  The language, targeted to non-technical web
        designers, is easy to learn and use.  For the more technical,
        the CGI interface has been expanded to enable parameter passing
        on a per visitor basis between scripts running on different
        pages.

        ThreadTrack tags individual visitors to a web site with a unique
        identifier that remains with them for their visit.  Each
        visitor's session is recorded click-by-click, so a database of
        aggregate and individual activity is available for reports.
        Comprehensive reporting is included, and the data (dBase III) is
        easily transferrable to custom reporting packages.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        30 Day fully functional eval available from
        http://www.webthreads.com


     OS provisions:
        Any version of Linux on x86, a.out and ELF.


     Documentation:
        Web site and online provided with the package.


     Product support:
        EMail support.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Msql interface.  Registration site management addition.


     Available since:
        June, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        ThreadTrack starts at US$295.  WebTailor starts at US$895.


     Vendor:
        Webthreads, L.L.C.



          1919 Gallows Road, 10th floor
          Vienna, VA 22182
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 703 848 9027

     Fax:
        +1 703 848 2444

     EMail:
        info@webthreads.com

     URL:
        http://www.webthreads.com

     Contact:
        Gavin Sutcliffe


     Last modified:
        March 18, 1997.



  7.  Databases



  7.1.  c-tree Plus



     Description:
        Based on advanced B+tree (balanced) algorithm, c-tree Plus API
        handles all aspects of database I/O.  Program single user or
        multi-user non-server applications royalty free and migrate
        existing c-tree Plus applications to the FairCom Server by
        recompiling.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        c-tree Plus is licensed on a per programmer basis.  Single-user,
        multi-user and multi-user non-server royalty-free distribution.
        Contact FairCom for possible restrictions: general purpose
        database and application development systems prohibited.


     OS provisions:
        3 MB hard drive space; 128 KB of RAM.


     Documentation:
        Printed manuals distributed with product; full online
        documentation with CD-ROM, available in English and Japanese.


     Product support:
        Three months of full technical support from purchase date.
        Unlimited technical support and product updates available
        thereafter with c-tree Plus maintenance program.


     Available since:
        October, 1995.

     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$895 includes source.


     Vendor:
        FairCom



          4006 W. Broadway
          Columbia, MO 65203-0100
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 573 445 6833

     Fax:
        +1 573 445 9698

     EMail:
        Faircom@faircom.com

     URL:
        http://www.faircom.com

     Contact:
        Tamra Brown <tami@faircom.com>


     Vendor:
        FairCom Europe



          Via Patrioti 6
          I-24021 Albino
          Italy



     Phone:
        +39 35 773 464

     Fax:
        +39 35 773 806

     EMail:
        Europe@faircom.com


     Vendor:
        FairCom Japan



     Ikeda Bldg. #3 4F, 112-5
     Komei-chou, Tsu-city MIE 514
     Japan



     Phone:
        +81 059 229 7504

     Fax:
        +81 059 249 723


     Vendor:
        FairCom do Brasil Ltda.


     Phone:
        +55 11 3872 9802

     Fax:
        +55 11 3862 1752

     EMail:
        Brazil@faircom.com


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  7.2.  Empress



     Description:
        Empress for Linux is a multimedia RDBMS for members of the
        rapidly growing Linux developer community.  Key components of
        the package include the powerful Empress RDBMS as well as
        dynamic SQL, Empress 4GL, Empress GUI Builder for rapidly
        developing graphical front-ends to Empress applications, a WWW
        HTML toolkit, and a grahical point and click interface to the
        Empress RDBMS development environment.  A streamlined, single-
        user version of this product, Personal Empress for Linux, is
        available also.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Free demos are available via FTP.  Must contact vendor.


     OS provisions:
        Empress GUI Builder requires OSF Motif version 1.2.4 or 2.0.  16
        MB RAM.  80 MB Disk Space.  486 CPU or better.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation.

     Product support:
        Full technical support available, priced separately.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Other features which are components of the package include
        shared libraries, shared memory, math library functions and a C
        language interface.


     Available since:
        December, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Product is priced by number of concurrent users.  Please contact
        vendor.


     Vendor:
        Empress Software Inc.



          6401 Golden Triangle Drive
          Greenbelt, MD 20770
          U.S.A.



          3100 Steeles Avenue East
          Markham, ON L3R 8T3
          Canada



     Phone:
        +1 301 220 1919 (USA), +1 905 513 8888 (Canada)

     Fax:
        +1 301 220 1919 (USA), +1 905 513 1668 (Canada)

     EMail:
        sales@empress.com

     URL:
        http://www.empress.com

     Contact:
        Dick Naedel


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  7.3.  Essentia



     Description:
        Database Engine.

        Some Features: Remote databases, client/server, automatic
        consistency check, incremental backup, mirroring, shadowing,
        distributable database, journaling, versions, RISE, object
        oriented DBMS, implements relational model three tier
        client/server architecture, cooperative servers, language
        independent user-configurable (English, Spanish, Portuguese).


     Distribution media:
        4/8 mm. DAT, 150/525 MB tape.  Academic version available from:


     o  ftp://ftp.inter-soft.com

     o  http://www.inter-soft.com/html/products/essentia


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial.  Free version for Linux available.


     OS provisions:
        10 MB disk space.


     Documentation:
        Available in PostScript and HTML.


     Product support:
        Contact essentia-info@inter-soft.com for more information.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        SQL Server, ODBC Interface for Windows, JDBC Interface, User
        servers.


     Available since:
        1993.


     Countries with distribution:
        Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Venezuela and USA.


     Price range:
        Linux version for free (with some restrictions).  Other prices
        available on request.


     Vendor:
        InterSoft Argentina S.A.



     Cordoba 883 9th. Floor
     Capital Federal (1054)
     Argentina



     Phone:
        +54 1 318 8900

     Fax:
        +54 1 318 8997

     EMail:
        info@inter-soft.com

     URL:
        http://www.inter-soft.com


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  7.4.  FairCom Server



     Description:
        High performance, multi-threaded, transaction processing server.
        Features include: industrial quality transaction processing,
        including full commit and rollback; intermediate save points and
        complete logging; automatic log management; restart/disaster
        recovery; user passwords; access security and online
        administration; deadlock detection/resolution; read/write locks
        at the record/individual key level; more.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        The FairCom Server is licensed on a per machine basis.  Contact
        FairCom for specific licensing questions.


     OS provisions:
        2 MB of RAM.


     Documentation:
        Printed manuals distributed with product; full online
        documentation with CD-ROM, available in English and Japanese.


     Product support:
        Three months of full technical support from purchase date.
        Unlimited technical support and product updates available
        thereafter with Server maintenance program.


     Available since:
        October, 1995.
     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$445-$6795 depending upon platform and number of users.
        Special licensing and OEM agreements available.


     Vendor:
        FairCom



          4006 W. Broadway
          Columbia, MO 65203-0100
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 573 445 6833

     Fax:
        +1 573 445 9698

     EMail:
        Faircom@faircom.com

     URL:
        http://www.faircom.com

     Contact:
        Tamra Brown <tami@faircom.com>


     Vendor:
        FairCom Europe



          Via Patrioti 6
          I-24021 Albino
          Italy



     Phone:
        +39 35 773 464

     Fax:
        +39 35 773 806

     EMail:
        Europe@faircom.com


     Vendor:
        FairCom Japan



     Ikeda Bldg. #3 4F, 112-5
     Komei-chou, Tsu-city MIE 514
     Japan



     Phone:
        +81 059 229 7504

     Fax:
        +81 059 249 723


     Vendor:
        FairCom do Brasil Ltda.


     Phone:
        +55 11 3872 9802

     Fax:
        +55 11 3862 1752

     EMail:
        Brazil@faircom.com


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  7.5.  INFORMIX-SE



     Description:
        INFORMIX-SE is an SQL-based database engine for small- to
        medium-range applications.  It is the ideal solution for
        businesses that want the power of SQL without complex database
        administration requirements.  With over a decade of proven
        reliability, INFORMIX-SE has a strong track record among Unix
        database servers.

        INFORMIX-ESQL/C: Productivity, flexibility, portability, and
        standards are what programmers can achieve with the use of
        INFORMIX-ESQL for C.  Developers can continue to use these
        familiar third-generation languages (3GLs) for developing
        applications and gain the advantage of using SQL to access data
        from those applications.  Developers don't have to build their
        own database functions saving development time and effort.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Free development license.  Runtime Licenses must be purchased
        separately.  Information on both is available at
        http://www.informix.com/informix/solutions/linux/lx.html.



     OS provisions:
        The database server process requires 1.2 MB to run, and can be
        installed with 6 MB of disk space.


     Documentation:
        Online manuals.


     Product support:
        Annual technical support and software maintenance contracts.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        TBD.


     Available since:
        July 22, 1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        To go along with your free development license, Informix offers
        attractively priced maintenance contracts through Informix-
        Assurance:
        http://www.informix.com/informix/services/csp/assurance/assurance.htm


     Vendor:
        Informix Software, Inc.


     EMail:
        sales@informix.com, http://www.informix.com/cgi-bin/contact.pl

     URL:
        http://www.informix.com


     Last modified:
        September 21, 1998.



  7.6.  Just Logic/SQL



     Description:
        Relational Database Management System


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Unlimited runtime included.


     Documentation:
        Printed manual, examples.
     Product support:
        EMail, fax or phone.


     Extra features and add-ons:

     o  client-server option: lets run applications on several computers
        running Windows or Linux, that access a central database on a
        Linux system.

     o  web-enabling option: passthrough between an HTTP Web server and
        a Just Logic/SQL database.  No C or Perl required.  SQL commands
        are embedded directly within HTML files.  Compatible with
        Netscape, Apache, NCSA and all other CGI-compliant HTTP servers.


     Available since:
        1993.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$149-$395.


     Vendor:
        Just Logic Technologies



          P.O. Box 63050, 40 Commerce Street
          Nun's Island, Montreal, QC H3E 1V6
          Canada



     Phone:
        +1 514 761 6887

     Fax:
        +1 514 642 6480

     EMail:
        sales@justlogic.com

     URL:
        http://www.justlogic.com

     Contact:
        Luc Vallieres


     Last modified:
        August 5, 1997.



  7.7.  KE Texpress



     Description:
        KE Texpress is a high-speed client server database engine that
        supports object-oriented, relational and free text data
        structures and operations.  It is particularly suited to
        applications with large data sets, complex operations and large
        numbers of concurrent users.  KE Texpress is used for a wide
        variety WWW database applications.  Vertical applications
        include collections management, library systems, vital
        statistics, archives, text retrieval and records management.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP and WWW) and tape.


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial product licensed by number of concurrent users.  A 30
        day free trial is available at our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Linux ELF and a.out libraries.  Requires about 30 MB disk space.
        Runs on over 20 other varieties of Unix and Windows NT.


     Documentation:
        Printed and HTML documentation is available.


     Product support:
        Annual technical support (EMail, fax and phone) and software
        maintenance contracts.


     Extra features and add-ons:

     o  Texhtml WWW module - publish KE Texpress databases on the web

     o  Texql - SQL-like structured query language

     o  TexAPI - applications programming interface with client
        libraries for Windows (C, C++ and VB), Unix and Macintosh System
        7

     o  TexODBC - ODBC drivers for Windows

        KE Software has an extensive consulting service assisting
        clients to develop KE Texpress database applications.


     Available since:
        1984.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Malaysia.


     Price range:
        US$2,000 to $100,000+.


     Vendor:
        KE Software Inc.


     303-601 West Broadway
     Vancouver, BC V5Z 4C2
     Canada



     Phone:
        +1 604 877 1960

     Fax:
        +1 604 877 1961

     EMail:
        info@kesoftware.com

     URL:
        http://www.kesoftware.com

     Contact:
        Andrzej Kowalski


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  7.8.  Qddb



     Description:
        Qddb is fast, powerful and flexible database software that runs
        on Unix.  Some of its features include: Tcl/Tk programming
        interface, easy to use, you can have a DB application completely
        up and, running in about 5 minutes, using nxqddb.  CGI interface
        for quick and easy online databases and guestbooks.  Fast, and
        powerful searching capability.  Report generator.  Barcharts and
        graphs.  Mass mailings with EMail, letters and postcards.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, tape and Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        GNU and Commercial versions available.


     OS provisions:
        GNU version comes with source code.  Binary packages available
        for Linux, FreeBSD, and BSD/OS(BSDI) --- RPM and buildkit
        format.


     Documentation:
        Online documentation and PostScript files available.  Printed
        manuals also available upon request.


     Product support:
        User and programmer support available along with upgrade
        contracts.

     Extra features and add-ons:
        Tcl/Tk programming interface, CGI interface, report generator,
        many useful free and commercial applications built with Qddb.


     Available since:
        1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        See http://www.hsdi.com/orders


     Vendor:
        Herrin Software Development, Inc.



          41 South Highland Avenue
          Prestonsburg, KY 41653
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 606 886 8202

     Fax:
        +1 606 277 3239

     EMail:
        info@hsdi.com

     URL:
        http://www.hsdi.com

     Contact:
        Eric Herrin


     Last modified:
        November 4, 1997.



  7.9.  Raima Database Manager++



     Description:
        Low-level high performance database engine with C API and C++
        class library, for embedding in applications.  This database is
        used in thousands of leading commercial applications.  Includes
        source for C++ class library that encapsulates database
        navigation and object storage and retrieval into C++ classes,
        adding an object-oriented interface.  Supports multiple database
        models, including relational, network model, and combined.



     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and tape.


     Licensing policy:
        Pay for development license, distribute runtime copies freely.


     Documentation:
        Extensive documentation available from Raima Corporation,
        dealing with all aspects of database, C API and C++ class
        library.


     Product support:
        Available from Raima Corporation on annual basis, raining
        available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Windows GUI Report Writer.


     Available since:
        1984, originally called db_VISTA.


     Countries with distribution:
        Direct in the USA, use distributors internationally - Germany,
        England, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, Estonia,
        Argentina, Columbia, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Finland,
        Taiwan, other countries.


     Price range:
        RDM++ Database Module is US$995 for single user, US$2,395 for
        multi-user.  System is US$1,395 for single user, US$3,395 for
        multi-user (System includes RDM++ database, QUERY SQL query tool
        and REVISE database restructuring tool).  All versions available
        with source code for extra cost.

        Depends on machine class; lowest is US$3,995 without system
        utilities; US$6,195 with system utilities.


     Vendor:
        Raima Corporation



          4800 Columbia Center
          701 5th Avenue
          Seattle, WA 98104



     Phone:
        +1 800 327 2462, +1 206 515 9477

     Fax:
        +1 206 748 5200

     EMail:
        sales@raima.com
     URL:
        http://www.raima.com

     Contact:
        Dave Morse


     Last modified:
        March 18, 1997.



  7.10.  Empress Embedded RDBMS



     Description:
        The Empress Embedded RDBMS is an embedded systems developer's
        toolkit.  The RDBMS engine is fast, compact and easy-to-embed.
        Additionally, this package possesses superior bulk object
        handling capabilities.  Embedded Empress RDBMS is Internet ready
        with a JDBC/ODBC bridge available.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Please contact vendor for evaluations copies.


     OS provisions:
        32 MB of RAM, 60 MB disk disk space.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation.


     Product support:
        Full technical support available, priced separately.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Extra features included with the toolkit are Empress Report
        Writer and enhanced Internet capabilities (ability to use Java
        applets, etc.) via the HTML toolkit.


     Available since:
        January, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Starting at US$1000 for PCs, US$4000 for typical workstations,
        US$16,000 for mid-range servers.


     Vendor:
        Empress Software Inc.

          6401 Golden Triangle Drive
          Greenbelt, MD 20770
          U.S.A.



          3100 Steeles Avenue East
          Markham, ON L3R 8T3
          Canada



     Phone:
        +1 301 220 1919 (USA), +1 905 513 8888 (Canada)

     Fax:
        +1 301 220 1919 (USA), +1 905 513 1668 (Canada)

     EMail:
        sales@empress.com

     URL:
        http://www.empress.com

     Contact:
        Dick Naedel


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  7.11.  SOLID Server



     Description:
        SOLID Server is a database engine for new applications and
        products.  It is extremely easy to set up, and has a small
        footprint.  SOLID Server is standards-compliant and full of
        power.  It is perfectly suited for distributed use in countless
        copies.  Its maintenance is care-free, requiring minimal or no
        administrator attention.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Copy-protected.


     OS provisions:
        At least 2 MB RAM, recommended are 8 MB; harddisk about 3-4 MB.


     Documentation:
        English manuals and online help.  WWW.

     Product support:
        Available.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        SOLID Desktop US$99, SOLID Server US$199/seat, SOLID Web Engine
        US$495.


     Vendor:
        Solid Information Technology Ltd



          Huovitie 3
          FIN-00400 Helsinki
          Finland



     Phone:
        +358 9 477 4730

     Fax:
        +358 9 477 47 390

     EMail:
        info@solidtech.com

     URL:
        http://www.solidtech.com


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  7.12.  Velocis Database Server



     Description:
        Velocis Database Server is designed for database application
        developers who are looking for a high performance client/server
        or web database engine.  Velocis is a scaleable SQL
        client/server database engine that provides a rich set of
        architectural choices and APIs including ANSI SQL, SQL C-API,
        low-level C-API, C++ class libraries, and support for custom
        APIs.  Unlike typical relational client/server database
        products, Velocis supports both relational and pointer-based
        network model databases in any combination as well as processing
        on either side of the client/server equation.  The choices of
        multiple operating platforms, APIs, processing locality (client
        or server), and database model can be mixed and combined to
        satisfy the performance requirements of virtually any
        application.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and tape.


     Licensing policy:
        Pay for development license.  Runtimes are requires to
        distribute applications.


     Documentation:
        Extensive documentation available from Raima Corporation,
        dealing with all aspects of database, C API and C++ class
        library.



     Product support:
        Available from Raima Corporation on annual basis, raining
        available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Windows GUI Report Writer, Raima Object Manager.


     Available since:
        1993, originally called Raima Database Server.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        1-8 users: US$1,995, 1-25 users: US$3,995, unlimited: US$8,995.


     Vendor:
        Raima Corporation



          4800 Columbia Center
          701 5th Avenue
          Seattle, WA 98104



     Phone:
        +1 800 327 2462, +1 206 515 9477

     Fax:
        +1 206 748 5200

     EMail:
        sales@raima.com

     URL:
        http://www.raima.com


     Contact:
        Dave Morse


     Last modified:
        November 4, 1997.



  7.13.  Yard SQL



     Description:
        The YARD company offers the following products:


     o  YARD-SQL -- Relational SQL client/server database with
        compliance to X/Open XPG4 and ANSI SQL 92 including network
        support for accessing remote databases

     o  YARD-ESQLC -- Embedded SQL for C

     o  YARD-ODBC -- ODBC interface for MS Windows clients

     o  YARD-X -- Motif client for database access (No development tool)

     o  YARD-JDBC -- Java Interface


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        License number and activation key for each product and
        installation with user dependent licenses.  A Private Edition
        (limited to 1 user and 5 MB database) for non commercial private
        use and for evaluation is available at ftp://ftp.yard.de.


     OS provisions:
        Linux ELF version; RAM usage: 1 MB (minimum) for shared memory,
        500 KB per user.  Disk usage: YARD-SQL 10 MB, YARD-ESQLC 1 MB,
        YARD-ODBC 1.5 MB and YARD-X 5 MB.


     Documentation:
        Printed 600 pages reference and users guide in German.  English
        documentation is available only as PostScript file.


     Product support:
        Upon request.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        All products also available for other widely distributed Unix
        systems (e.g. SCO Unix, SPARC Solaris, IBM, HP, SGI).


     Available since:
        January, 1994.



     Countries with distribution:
        Contact YARD Software GmbH for information about resellers.


     Price range:
        Upon request.


     Vendor:
        YARD Software GmbH



          Wikingerstr. 18
          D-51107 Koeln
          Germany



     Fax:
        +49 221 98664 99

     EMail:
        yard@yard.de

     URL:
        http://www.yard.de

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.yard.de

     Contact:
        Thomas Schonhoven <thomass@yard.de>


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  8.  Data Visualisation and CAD



  8.1.  IDL (Interactive Data Language)



     Description:
        IDL is powerful software for data analysis, visualization, and
        application development.  IDL's features include flexible I/O,
        object-oriented programming, 2D plotting, 3D graphics, volume
        rendering, image processing, mathematics, statistics, a cross-
        platform GUI toolkit, plus a high-level, array-oriented
        programming language.  Use IDL for visual data analysis, rapid
        prototyping, or application development.  IDL programs,
        including their graphical user interfaces, are portable across
        Linux, Windows 3.11, Windows 95, Windows NT, Mac, PowerMac, Unix
        and VMS.

        The IDL-Student Version is a functionality-limited version of
        IDL 5.0.  It is designed to compliment IDL-teaching lab
        environments and give students access to software specifically
        designed for technical curriculums including physics, astronomy,
        engineering, earth sciences, medical sciences and computer
        science.  For more information or to place an order, visit our
        web site.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Free demo CD-ROM available or download via FTP.


     OS provisions:
        IDL 5.0 for Linux is built using the Linux 2.0.18 kernel and the
        Red Hat version 4.0 Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        3000+ pages of documentation on paper and hypertext online help.


     Product support:
        Customer support service, maintenance/update service, training
        and consulting are available.  In addition, a Usenet group is
        devoted to IDL.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        ENVI: remote sensing image processing application, DataMiner:
        ODBC database access, HDF, CDF, netCDF support, animation,
        volume slicer, high resolution mapping.


     Available since:
        May, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        Ask vendor.


     Price range:
        Contact vendor/distributor.


     Vendor:
        Research Systems, Inc.



          2995 Wilderness Place
          Boulder, CO 80301
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 786 9900

     Fax:
        +1 303 786 9909


     EMail:
        info@rsinc.com

     URL:
        http://www.rsinc.com

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.rsinc.com


     Last modified:
        November 5, 1997.



  8.2.  Megahedron



     Description:
        A flexible and powerful 3D graphics engine controlled by a high-
        level interpreted language called SMPL.  With it, you can learn
        about 3D, write your own interactive simulations, animations,
        and ray-tracings.  You can even write your own shaders,
        customize procedural objects and motions, and use up to 64
        computers at once for net rendering.  Includes executables for
        Windows 95, Windows NT x86 and Alpha, SGI Irix and Linux.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, ISO-9660 and Rock Ridge.


     Licensing policy:
        Very flexible.  The owner is allowed to run as many copies as
        they can, on any platforms.  Demo version, full documentation
        and sample images and scripts available on our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Supports kernel 1.2.8 or 1.3.15.  Non-ELF, a.out executable
        (QMAGIC).  16 MB of RAM minimum recommended.  7 MB free disk
        space recommended.


     Documentation:
        In HTML on CDROM.


     Product support:
        Private news server, EMail.  Patches on web site.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Everything included on one CD-ROM.


     Available since:
        August, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide, direct and through dealers.



     Price range:
        US$99


     Vendor:
        Syndesis Corporation



          235 South Main Street
          Jefferson, WI 53549
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 414 674 5200

     Fax:
        +1 414 674 6363

     EMail:
        syndesis@threedee.com

     URL:
        http://www.threedee.com

     Contact:
        John Foust <jfoust@threedee.com>


     Last modified:
        November 3, 1997.



  8.3.  Tecplot 7.0



     Description:
        Tecplot is interactive data visualization software for XY
        plotting, 2D and 3D mesh, contour, vector, scatter, and shade
        plots.  For more information, see the Amtec Engineering web
        site.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Either personal licenses (node locked) or network licenses.
        Evaluation copies available on CD-ROM or by anonymous FTP.


     OS provisions:
        12 MB minimum, Linux 1.2 or newer (available in both statically
        linked and dynamically linked versions).  Use the statically
        linked version if your system does not have Motif 1.2 or newer
        installed.  32 MB RAM is recommended.



     Documentation:
        Printed User's and Reference Manuals, full online help.
        English.


     Product support:
        Update and technical support included with license for first
        three months.  Extra charge (ask for EUSS) after that.  Training
        courses available.


     Available since:
        V7 since September 1996, V6 since August 1993.


     Countries with distribution:
        Many, see Amtec web site.


     Price range:
        US$1795 for personal license, US$2395 for single-user network
        license, US$1795 for each additional user.  All prices the USA
        and Canada only.


     Vendor:
        Amtec Engineering, Inc



          PO Box 3633
          Bellevue, WA 98009-3633
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 676 7568, +1 425 827 3304

     Fax:
        +1 425 827 3989

     EMail:
        tecplot@amtec.com

     URL:
        http://www.amtec.com


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  8.4.  VariCAD



     Description:
        Mechanical CAD system available for Linux and Windows 95 and
        Windows NT.

        The system is equipped with all basic resources necessary both
        for constructors' and designers' work in engineering.  It
        includes functions for 3D modeling, 2D drawing, editing,
        transformations, working with user defined objects, block, group
        and symbol creating capabilities.  The whole system is very
        customizable and widely open.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Free demo version available on our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Kernel version 2.0 or higher, XFree86 version 3.1+, RAM 16 MB,
        harddisk 20 MB, libc 5.4.


     Documentation:
        Online help, English.


     Product support:
        New version about every three months.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        New versions during first year free.


     Available since:
        1991.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$dollar;199-$499.


     Vendor:
        VariCAD



          931 Greenbriar Avenue
          Ottawa, ON K2C 0J8
          Canada



          P. O. Box 38
          Liberec 2
          460 02
          Czech Republic



     Phone:
        +1 613 723 5319

     Fax:
        +1 613 723 5319

     EMail:
        mail@varicad.com

     URL:
        http://www.varicad.com

     Contact:
        Petr Placek


     Last modified:
        August 15, 1998.



  8.5.  VARKON



     Description:
        A high level development tool for CAD and Product modeling
        applications.  Interactive parametric modelling in 2D and 3D
        with object oriented database.  High level CAD and modelling
        language MBS included.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Free binary for Linux.


     OS provisions:
        Requires X but not Motif.  Needs 3 MB of harddisk for basic
        installation and 3MB of RAM to run.


     Documentation:
        400 pages of documentation included in the free version for
        Linux.


     Product support:
        Service with continous updates and free consultation available
        for US $75/month.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Additional plotterdrivers available free of charge.


     Available since:
        July, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.

     Price range:
        Linux version is free of charge.


     Vendor:
        Microform AB



          Henningsholmsgatan 4
          S-703 69 Orebro
          Sweden



     Phone:
        +46 19314932

     Fax:
        +46 19314969

     EMail:
        info@microform.se

     URL:
        http://www.microform.se

     Contact:
        Johan Kjellander


     Last modified:
        September 30, 1997.



  8.6.  XVScan



     Description:
        Image scanning and manipulation software for HP ScanJet
        scanners.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (EMail and FTP).  4mm DDS2 DAT tape or 3.5 diskettes
        (additional US$15 in the USA, US$25 international).


     Licensing policy:
        XVScan is based on XV and is not available in demo version due
        to licensing restrictions.  Distributed with full source code.


     OS provisions:
        Linux, tested with 1.2.x and 2.0.x, requires a recent generic
        SCSI driver support to be built in (no earlier than 1.1.79).
        Motif is not required.  Any XFree version (X11R5, X11R6).


     Documentation:
        Online, WWW, English.

     Product support:
        Updates free for first year.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Also available for HP-UX, BSD/OS 2.2 and 3.0, SunOS 4.1.x,
        Solaris 2.x, and FreeBSD.


     Available since:
        May, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$50 for FTP or EMail shipping.  Additional US$15 for media in
        the United States, US$15, internationally.  Mastercard, Visa and
        Discover, and American Express Credit Cards accepted.


     Vendor:
        tummy.com, ltd.



          3506 Stratton Drive
          Fort Collins, CO 80525-2722
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 970 223 8215

     Fax:
        +1 408 490 2728

     EMail:
        xvscan@tummy.com

     URL:
        http://www.tummy.com/xvscan

     Contact:
        Sean Reifschneider <jafo@tummy.com> or Evelyn Mitchell
        <efm@tummy.com>


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  9.  Development Tools



  9.1.  ACUCOBOL-GT



     Description:
        ACUCOBOL-GT is an ANSI-85 COBOL development system with
        compiler, runtime, debugger, support utilities and
        documentation.  It offers single source hardware independence,
        GUI COBOL, client/server capabilities, multithreading support,
        and data source flexibility.  Additionally, ACUCOBOL-GT is year
        2000 compliant.


     Distribution media:
        currently 3,5" diskettes (A CD-ROM is planned for 2Q/98).


     Licensing policy:
        Runtime license for each installed application including license
        fees for all products free of charge 30 day evaluation copy
        available on our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Linux a.out and ELF.  Tested on Red Hat Linux 4.1 with kernel
        version 2.0.30.


     Documentation:
        Printed dccumentation for all products (english), online
        documentation for web evaluation copy.


     Product support:
        Update service (annual fee is 20% of product list price),
        training courses for core products (DM 600/day at scheduled
        dates), technical support included in update service.


     Available since:
        February, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$1.500 for single user development system (Linux), US$300 for
        each additional developer, runtime fees on request (price is
        depending on contract form).


     Vendor (Germany):
        Acucobol Deutschland GmbH



          Otto-Hahn-Str. 9
          D-61381 Friedrichsdorf
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 6175 93310


     Fax:
        +49 6175 1429

     EMail:
        aschmidt@acucobol.de

     Contact:
        Annette Schmidt


     Vendor (USA):
        Acucobol, Inc.



          7950 Silverton Avenue, Suite #201
          San Diego, CA 92126
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 COBOL 85, +1 619 6897220

     Fax:
        +1 619 566 3071

     EMail:
        info@acucobol.com

     URL:
        http://www.acucobol.com

     Contact:
        Jeff Freedman


     Last modified:
        November 1, 1997.



  9.2.  Amzi! Prolog & Logic Server



     Description:
        Amzi! enables the easy integration of intelligent components
        with conventional applications allowing you to add logic-bases
        that give advice, configure and tune systems, diagnose problems,
        apply business rules, monitor processes and parse documents.
        Your applications access a logic-base of rules just as a
        database server accesses records.  The rules are expressed in
        Prolog which has powerful, built-in search and pattern matching
        capabilities.  The Amzi! Logic Server is encapsulated as a C++
        Class and C API Interface.  You can add your own Prolog
        functions in C/C++.  Includes: compiler, listener, debugger,
        linker, EXE, generator, call-in/call-out Logic Server API, full
        documentation, comprehensive Prolog tutorial and lots of sample
        code.


     Distribution media:
        Internet.
     Licensing policy:
        The Professional Edition includes an unlimited, royalty-free
        license.  The Personal Edition is limited to distributing
        applications for non-commercial use only.


     OS provisions:
        About 350 KB of RAM for typical small application, 3-4 MB disk.


     Documentation:
        HTML format, includes full Prolog tutorial.


     Product support:
        Subscription Plus service provides automatic updates for a full
        year, $198.  Custom development services available.


     Linux Support:
        No Linux system included.  For Amzi! software, free tech support
        for registered users by phone, fax and EMail.


     Available since:
        November 3, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Personal (Shareware), $49.  Professional, $298.


     Vendor:
        Amzi! inc.



          40 Samuel Prescott Drive
          Stow, MA 01775
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 508 897 7332

     Fax:
        +1 508 897 2784

     EMail:
        info@amzi.com

     URL:
        http://www.amzi.com

     Contact:
        Mary Kroening



     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  9.3.  Basmark QuickBASIC



     Description:
        The Basmark QuickBASIC Compiler is a multi-user IBM-PC BASICA,
        MBASIC and Microsoft QuickBASIC Compiler designed to provide
        performance and consistency across a variety of machines (e.g.
        i386 and i486, Pentium, SPARC, RS/6000, HP PA-RISC) under Unix,
        AIX, SunOS, Linux, HP-UX and Xenix.


     Distribution media:
        Internet.


     Licensing policy:
        Per machine, no run-time restrictions.


     OS provisions:
        GNU GAS and LD must be installed.


     Documentation:
        400+ page manual, release and installation notes available in
        hardcopy form for an additional US$50 (plus shipping).


     Product support:
        Updates available for US$139 less shipping.  Maintenance
        contracts available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        C-ISAM (Informix Inc.) Interface in C source code form.  Cost is
        US$35.


     Available since:
        December, 1993.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$195.


     Vendor:
        Basmark Corporation



          P.O. Box 40450
          Cleveland, OH 44140
          U.S.A.


     Phone:
        +1 216 871 8855

     Fax:
        +1 216 871 9011

     EMail:
        jgo@basmark.com (for orders)

     URL:
        http://www.basmark.com

     Contact:
        Joseph O'Toole (for orders)


     Last modified:
        November 4, 1997.



  9.4.  Critical Mass CM3



     Description:
        Systems development compiler and runtime.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial with library source, evaluation licenses available
        for download at http://www.cmass.com/cm3.


     OS provisions:
        Linux/ELF.


     Documentation:
        Online.


     Product support:
        Optional.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        See http://www.cmass.com/cm3


     Available since:
        May, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA.


     Price range:
        US$479/seat.


     Vendor:
        Critical Mass, Inc.



          Critical Mass, Inc.
          225R Concord Avenue
          Cambridge, MA 02138
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 617 354 6277

     Fax:
        +1 617 354 5027

     EMail:
        info@cmass.com

     URL:
        http://www.cmass.com


     Last modified:
        May 19, 1997.



  9.5.  Dynace



     Description:
        Dynace (pronounced like ``dynasty'' without the ``t'') is a
        preprocessor, include files and a library which extends the C
        language with advanced object oriented capabilities, automatic
        garbage collection and multiple threads.  Dynace is designed to
        solve many of the problems associated with C++ while being
        easier to learn and containing more flexable object oriented
        facilities.  Dynace is able to add facilities previously only
        available in languages such as Smalltalk and CLOS without all
        the overhead normally associated with those environments.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW); including full C source code.


     Licensing policy:
        One license per programmer; Applications are royalty free. Full
        system is on http://www.edge.net/algorithms.  Free for non-
        commercial use.


     OS provisions:
        Any Linux.


     Documentation:
        310 pages; in Postscript, HP PCL, or TeX DVI.


     Product support:
        Dynace-support@edge.net


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Complete Windows development system.


     Available since:
        December, 1993.


     Price range:
        US$599.


     Vendor:
        Algorithms Corporation



          3020 Liberty Hills Drive
          Franklin, TN 37067
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 566 8991, +1 615 791 1636

     Fax:
        +1 615 791 7736

     EMail:
        blake@edge.net

     URL:
        http://www.edge.net/algorithms

     Contact:
        Blake McBride


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  9.6.  Absoft Fortran 77



     Description:
        VAX/VMS compatible ANSI Fortran 77 compiler and debugger.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Single user license; multi-user packages also available.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2.13.


     Documentation:
        300+ pages hard copy documentation.


     Product support:
        No-charge technical support.


     Available since:
        March, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$525-$2,000.


     Vendor:
        Absoft Corporation



          2781 Bond Street
          Rochester Hills, MI 48309
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 248 853 0050

     Fax:
        +1 248 853 0108

     EMail:
        sales@absoft.com

     URL:
        http://www.absoft.com

     Contact:
        Wood Lotz


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  9.7.  Finesse



     Description:
        OSF/Motif GUI for shell scripts.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Finesse is a fully commercial product for other Unixes where
        nodelocked licenses are possible.  The Linux version is freely
        available via FTP.  Floppy medium is DM 90.


     OS provisions:
        ELF Libraries.  X11R6.  No Motif required.


     Documentation:
        PostScript File.


     Product support:
        No support for free version.


     Available since:
        May, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Free demo.  Commercial version with support on request.


     Vendor:
        science + computing GmbH



          Hagellocher Weg 71
          D-72070 Tuebingen
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 7071 9457 0

     Fax:
        +49 7071 9457 27

     EMail:
        info@science-computing.de

     URL:
        http://www.science-computing.de

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.science-computing.de/pub/finesse.

     Contact:
        Olaf Flebbe


     Last modified:
        February 25, 1997.



  9.8.  ISE Eiffel



     Description:
        ISE Eiffel is a seamless object-oriented development
        environment.  ISE Eiffel provides an integrated solution for
        software developers through pure object-oriented methods, from
        analysis and design through code generation, maintenance, and
        reverse engineering.

        The components of ISE Eiffel include EiffelBench, EiffelBase,
        EiffelBuild, EiffelVision, EiffelLex, EiffelParse, EiffelNet,
        EiffelStore, ObjEdit, EiffelCase, EiffelMath, EiffelWeb, DLE
        (Dynanic Linking in Eiffel) and SCOOP (Distribution/Concurrency
        mechanism).


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP and WWW)


     Licensing policy:
        No run-time fees are required for products, commercial or
        otherwise, developed with ISE's technology.  In the case of
        commercial products we simply require the product and its
        documentation to acknowledge ISE Eiffel clearly.  The copyright
        holder must acknowledge the product's use/incorporation of ISE
        Eiffel by (a) Featuring "ISE Eiffel" prominently in product
        documentation, and (b) Featuring an "ISE Eiffel" software window
        or pop-up message clearly visible during the copyrighted
        product's installation process.


     OS provisions:
        Linux ELF or a.out.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation.  Additional online help.


     Product support:
        Update service, maintenance, training available.


     Available since:
        August, 1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Starting at US$99.


     Vendor:
        Interactive Software Engineering, Inc.

          ISE Building
          270 Storke Road, 2nd Floor
          Goleta, CA 93117
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 805 685 1006

     Fax:
        +1 805 685 6869

     EMail:
        info@eiffel.com

     URL:
        http://www.eiffel.com


     Last modified:
        October 3, 1997.



  9.9.  EiffelBench



     Description:
        Object-oriented CASE Workbench.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        No run-time fees are required for products, commercial or
        otherwise, developed with ISE's technology.  In the case of
        commercial products we simply require the product and its
        documentation to acknowledge ISE Eiffel clearly.  The copyright
        holder must acknowledge the product's use/incorporation of ISE
        Eiffel by (a) Featuring "ISE Eiffel" prominently in product
        documentation, and (b) Featuring an "ISE Eiffel" software window
        or pop-up message clearly visible during the copyrighted
        product's installation process.


     OS provisions:
        Linux ELF or a.out.


     Documentation:
        Eiffel: The Environment.  Language References.


     Product support:
        Update service, maintenance, training available.


     Available since:
        August, 1994.

     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Starting at US$99.


     Vendor:
        Interactive Software Engineering, Inc.



          ISE Building
          270 Storke Road, 2nd Floor
          Goleta, CA 93117
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 805 685 1006

     Fax:
        +1 805 685 6869

     EMail:
        info@eiffel.com

     URL:
        http://www.eiffel.com


     Last modified:
        October 3, 1997.



  9.10.  C-Forge IDE



     Description:
        C-Forge is a highly scalable, multi-user integrated development
        environment that provides full project management and complete
        edit, compile and debug cycle support.  Includes its own full-
        featured editor, revision control tool and diff tool.  Drag and
        drop is enabled throughout the environment.  Allows easy
        configuration and use of external tools.  Currently supports
        C/C++ -- more languages on the way.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Single user and floating multi user licenses available. Free
        demo available at our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Works with Linux kernels 2.0.x and 2.1.x.  Installations
        available in tar.gz and RPM formats.
     Documentation:
        Online.


     Product support:
        By EMail.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        We add the features you want to future versions of C-Forge.


     Available since:
        February, 1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$30 for single user version.  Contact for corporate pricing
        policies.  Educational discounts available.


     Vendor:
        Code Forge Inc.


     EMail:
        consult@codeforge.com

     URL:
        http://www.codeforge.com

     Contact:
        Yuri Mironoff


     Last modified:
        February 8, 1998.



  9.11.  IdeaFix



     Description:
        The InterSoft Development Environment for Applications in Unix,
        or IdeaFix, is a set of programming tools and utilities designed
        to provide an integrated environment for programmers as well as
        end-users.  The aim of IdeaFix is to maximize performance and
        productivity for both.

        For the end-user, IdeaFix offers a user-friendly interface and
        an online help system.  IdeaFix provides the developer with
        tools to simplify development of such design criteria as
        relational databases and modular structured programming.


     Distribution media:
        4/8 mm. DAT, 150/525 MB tape.  Academic version available from:



     o  ftp://ftp.inter-soft.com/pub/ideafix

     o  http://www.inter-soft.com/html/products/ideafix


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial.


     OS provisions:
        20 MB disk space, and GNU C/C++ compiler.


     Documentation:
        Available in PostScript.


     Product support:
        Contact ideafix-info@inter-soft.com for more information.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        SQL server, Dali - Development Environment, Cracker for Windows.


     Available since:
        1986.


     Countries with distribution:
        Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Venezuela and USA.


     Price range:
        Linux version for free (with some restrictions).  Other prices
        available on request.


     Vendor:
        InterSoft Argentina S.A.



          Cordoba 883 9th. Floor
          Capital Federal (1054)
          Argentina



     Phone:
        +54 1 318 8900

     Fax:
        +54 1 318 8997

     EMail:
        info@inter-soft.com

     URL:
        http://www.inter-soft.com


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.
  9.12.  j-tree



     Description:
        Harness the power of Java clients while maintaining a legacy
        database on wide variety of O/S.  Java API with c-tree Plus'
        ISAM functionality gives Java functionality through native
        methods/RMI.  j-tree utilizes the power/flexibility of FairCom's
        full line of database Servers.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        A licensed copy of c-tree Plus, thereafter royalty free.


     OS provisions:
        2 MB of RAM.


     Documentation:
        Full online documentation with CD-ROM, available in English and
        Japanese.


     Product support:
        Three months of full technical support from purchase date.


     Available since:
        August, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Upon request.


     Vendor:
        FairCom



          4006 W. Broadway
          Columbia, MO 65203-0100
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 573 445 6833

     Fax:
        +1 573 445 9698

     EMail:
        Faircom@faircom.com
     URL:
        http://www.faircom.com

     Contact:
        Tamra Brown <tami@faircom.com>


     Vendor:
        FairCom Europe



          Via Patrioti 6
          I-24021 Albino
          Italy



     Phone:
        +39 35 773 464

     Fax:
        +39 35 773 806

     EMail:
        Europe@faircom.com


     Vendor:
        FairCom Japan



          Ikeda Bldg. #3 4F, 112-5
          Komei-chou, Tsu-city MIE 514
          Japan



     Phone:
        +81 059 229 7504

     Fax:
        +81 059 249 723


     Vendor:
        FairCom do Brasil Ltda.


     Phone:
        +55 11 3872 9802

     Fax:
        +55 11 3862 1752

     EMail:
        Brazil@faircom.com


     Last modified:
        August 9, 1997.
  9.13.  KAI C++



     Description:
        The KAI C++ compiler provides conformance to the latest draft
        standard, high performance, low abstraction penalty, identical
        syntax and libraries on all supported platforms and superior
        customer support.  No other compiler is as close to the draft
        standard.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial.  30 day free trial available at
        http://www.kai.com/kcc_howto.shtml


     OS provisions:
        Red Hat Linux 2.1 or later.  Other Software: gcc 2.7.2.1.  Disk
        space: 15 MB.


     Documentation:
        Complete online documentation is supplied.


     Product support:
        No-charge technical support.  Annual Support service provides
        automatic updates for a full year, US$79.


     Available since:
        May, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$395 single processor; US$545 multiprocessor.


     Vendor:
        Kuck & Associates, Inc.



          1906 Fox Drive
          Champaign, IL  61820-7345
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 217 356 2288

     Fax:
        +1 217 356 5199

     EMail:
        kai@kai.com

     URL:
        http://www.kai.com/kcc_howto.shtml

     Contact:
        Bruce Leasure <bruce@kai.com>


     Last modified:
        July 14, 1997.



  9.14.  Khoros Pro 2.1



     Description:
        Khoros Pro 2.2 is a software development environment with
        extensive image processing, software development, and data
        visualization capabilities.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Single user license comes with Khoros Pro CD-ROM.  For software
        developers, independent software developer licenses are
        available.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 2.0.18, gcc 2.7.2, Fortran compiler f2c 19951025+ AT&T
        Bell Labs.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation; Installation Guide and User's Guide come
        with the CD-ROM.  Five volume Developer's Manual set available
        from KRI.


     Product support:
        Training in Software Development and Digital Image Processing
        scheduled through 1998.  See
        http://www.khoral.com/training/training.html.

        Maintenance, technical and engineering support may be purchased
        from KRI on a negotiated basis.


     Available since:
        August, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.  Addison Wesley selling to educational market.


     Price range:
        Single user Khoros Pro 2.2 is US$549.  Independent software
        developer licenses start at US$5,000 and go up depending on
        platforms and organization structure.  Royalty agreements can be
        negotiated.


     Vendor:
        Khoral Research Inc.



          6001 Indian School NE Suite 200
          Albuquerque, NM 87110
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 505 837 6500

     Fax:
        +1 505 881 3842

     EMail:
        info@khoral.com

     URL:
        http://www.khoral.com

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.khoral.com

     Contact:
        Annie MacFarlane <annie@khoral.com>


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  9.15.  MetaCard



     Description:
        MetaCard is a GUI development and multimedia authoring tool
        compatible with Apple Corporation's HyperCard.  Anyone can use
        MetaCard to build GUI applications and hypermedia documents
        using a powerful, direct manipulation editor and an easy-to-
        learn scripting language.


        MetaCard goes beyond HyperCard by including support for color
        controls and images, vector graphics, scrollbars, and dialog
        boxes.  MetaCard's scripting language has support for arrays,
        custom (user defined) object properties, and is based on high-
        perforance "virtual compiler" technology.  Stacks developed with
        MetaCard are portable among all popular Unix platforms and
        Windows 95/NT and can be distributed with without licensing fees
        or royalties.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and Internet (FTP and EMail).

     Licensing policy:
        MetaCard can be licensed to a single, named individual, but can
        be used on any machine or combination of machines by that user.
        Multiple user packages are also available.


        The save-disabled distribution is available via anonymous FTP
        from ftp://ftp.metacard.com/MetaCard and
        ftp://ftp.uu.net/vendor/MetaCard.


     OS provisions:
        The Linux engine is built on a 1.2.13 ELF system.  Minumum 8 MB
        RAM for runtime, 16MB RAM for development.  Minimum 640x480x8
        screen resolution for runtime, 800x600x8 for development.
        Development system requires about 5MB disk space.  GUI is Motif-
        compliant, but does not require Motif libraries.


     Documentation:
        Complete online documentation is supplied.  Printed
        documentation is an extra-cost option.


     Product support:
        Free EMail technical support, phone support available at extra
        cost.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        A library version of MetaCard that can be linked directly to C
        programs (Embedded MetaCard) is available at extra cost.


     Available since:
        June, 1992.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$995 for single-user all-platform development license.


     Vendor:
        MetaCard Corporation



          4710 Shoup pl.
          Boulder, CO 80303
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 447 3936

     Fax:
        +1 303 499 9855


     EMail:
        info@metacard.com

     URL:
        http://www.metacard.com


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  9.16.  ObjectManual Release 3.0



     Description:
        Automated documentation generator from C++ programs.  Generates
        doucmentation in various formats including HTML, RTF, MIF along
        with Java classes.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Single, Multiple, Site and Floating Licenses.


     OS provisions:
        Linux ELF.


     Documentation:
        Provided in PostScript along with the distribution.


     Product support:
        Free for 30 days.  Then a contract based on six month to a one
        year cycle.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        New release are released every quarter.


     Available since:
        1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA.


     Price range:
        US$2295 for most flavours of Unix.  Free of charge for Linux
        users that work in a non-commercial environment.


     Vendor:
        ObjectSoftware, Inc.



     3519 Misty Meadow Drive
     Dallas, TX 75287
     U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 214 373 2021

     Fax:
        +1 972 662 0756

     EMail:
        objsoft@netcom.com

     URL:
        http://www.obsoft.com

     Contact:
        Bobby Sardana


     Last modified:
        September 30, 1997.



  9.17.  Critical Mass Reactor



     Description:
        Distributed application development environment.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial with library source, evaluation licenses available
        for purchase.


     OS provisions:
        Linux/ELF.


     Documentation:
        Extensive documentation included (printed and online)


     Product support:
        Optional.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        See
        http://www.cmass.com/reactor/overview/index.html#reactor_features


     Available since:
        May, 1996.

     Countries with distribution:
        USA.


     Price range:
        US$479-$3500/seat.  Discounts are available for non-commercial
        and academic use.


     Vendor:
        Critical Mass, Inc.



          Critical Mass, Inc.
          225R Concord Avenue
          Cambridge, MA 02138
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 617 354 6277

     Fax:
        +1 617 354 5027

     EMail:
        info@cmass.com

     URL:
        http://www.cmass.com


     Last modified:
        May 19, 1997.



  9.18.  Resource Standard Metrics



     Description:
        A source code metrics and quality analysis tool for C and C++.
        This creates standard metrics like Lines of Code, Cylcomatic
        complexity and functional analysis.  This tool is portable
        across most all popular operating systems.  The quality analysis
        checks for semantic errors that most compilers miss and enforces
        stardard software development standards.


     Distribution media:
        Software can be downloaded from our

        web site or EMailed or shipped on floppy disk in ZIP and tar
        format.


     Licensing policy:
        Shareware licensing for the demo version which processes one
        file.  Commercial single user and network licenses will process
        any number of files of any size from wild cards at the command
        line, from a list or recursively descend a directory tree.
     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2.


     Documentation:
        Comes with full online documentation or printed text file.
        English language only.


     Product support:
        1 Email support.  1 year software maintenance available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Some license come with unmodifiable source code for compiling on
        your specific OS.  Each license comes with a pretty printing
        utility and a DOS to Unix conversion utility.


     Available since:
        March, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$99.99 for single user non-source code version to US$999.95
        for the network source code license.


     Vendor:
        M Squared Technolgies



          2128 Hidden Pine Lane
          Apopka, FL 32712
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 407 880 2627

     Fax:
        +1 407 880 2627

     EMail:
        m2tech@reachus.com

     URL:
        http://www.m2tech.net


     Last modified:
        September 25, 1998.



  9.19.  r-tree



     Description:
        r-tree report generator in C source code.


        Provides complex, multi-line reports by handling virtually every
        aspect of report generation.  The only programming requirement
        is to call the r-tree report function, which reads c-tree data
        files, performs calculations, monitors control breaks and
        accumulators and produces a formatted report.  Complete with C
        source code.  Requires c-tree Plus.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        r-tree Plus is licensed on a per programmer basis.  Royalty-free
        distribution.  Contact FairCom for possible restrictions.


     Documentation:
        Printed manuals distributed with product; full online
        documentation with CD-ROM, available in English and Japanese.


     Product support:
        Three months of full technical support from purchase date.
        Unlimited technical support and product updates available
        thereafter with r-tree maintenance program.


     Available since:
        October, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$445.


     Vendor:
        FairCom



          4006 W. Broadway
          Columbia, MO 65203-0100
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 573 445 6833

     Fax:
        +1 573 445 9698
     EMail:
        Faircom@faircom.com

     URL:
        http://www.faircom.com

     Contact:
        Tamra Brown <tami@faircom.com>


     Vendor:
        FairCom Europe



          Via Patrioti 6
          I-24021 Albino
          Italy



     Phone:
        +39 35 773 464

     Fax:
        +39 35 773 806

     EMail:
        Europe@faircom.com


     Vendor:
        FairCom Japan



          Ikeda Bldg. #3 4F, 112-5
          Komei-chou, Tsu-city MIE 514
          Japan



     Phone:
        +81 059 229 7504

     Fax:
        +81 059 249 723


     Vendor:
        FairCom do Brasil Ltda.


     Phone:
        +55 11 3872 9802

     Fax:
        +55 11 3862 1752

     EMail:
        Brazil@faircom.com

     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  9.20.  sdoc (Source Documenter)



     Description:
        This program helps to create a complete, indexed documentation
        from your sources (C, tcl, Perl currently available, other will
        follow soon).

        You add documentation information to your scripts using pod
        (Plain old documentation), the documentation format also used in
        Perl.  The documentation options provided by pod are simple and
        easy to learn but powerfull enough to create nice and good
        looking documents.

        sdoc uses this information to create a pod-document which in
        turn may be transformed to HTML, LaTeX (and PostScript), nroff
        or just plain text.

        The preview function of tdoc lets you create documentation
        interactively - add or modify your documentation to the source
        file and check the output for correctness.

        Here are some highlights:


     o  Documentation is included in source file, no separate files
        needed

     o  Powerfull formatting options combined with easy learning

     o  Good looking documentation can be created without hassle

     o  Automated indexing

     o  Output may be in HTML, PostScript and a lot of other formats
        (have a look at the perlpod manual page or at available pod
        converters).

        The Tcl Documenter is also available as a commercial version.
        This version adds the following features:


     o  Significantly faster

     o  May optionally use Netscape to display preview pages.

     o  Includes the package concept to further automate file selection.

     o  Direct connection to emacs for file editing

     o  Direct creation of postscript output

     o  Full support, upgrades

     o  Complete documentation


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and Internet (EMail and WWW).

     Licensing policy:
        You can download the public domain version of sdoc from the
        neosoft tcl archive:


     o  http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/ftparchive/sorted/development

     o  ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/sorted/development


     OS provisions:
        You need an ELF based system with X11.


     Documentation:
        Context sensitive help and complete documentation in Pod format.
        Available as PostScript on request.


     Product support:
        Installation support included, additional support available.


     Available since:
        July, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact softWorks for pricing details.  Discounts for students
        and educational institutions available.


     Vendor:
        softWorks, Richard Schwaninger



          Theodor-Koernerstr. 173
          A-8010 Graz
          Austria



     Phone:
        +43 316 686590

     Fax:
        +43 316 686590

     EMail:
        risc@ping.at

     URL:
        http://members.ping.at/risc

     Contact:
        Richard Schwaninger



     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  9.21.  SEDIT, S/REXX



     Description:
        SEDIT is a powerful Unix text editor patterned after IBM's XEDIT
        editor.  It operates with a GUI under X windows or in character
        mode from a tty device.  S/REXX is a full Unix implementation of
        IBM's SAA procedural language except that the numeric digit
        specification is limited to 15 digits.  S/REXX functions as an
        imbedded macro language for SEDIT as well as providing a
        powerful modern programming language alternative to shell
        scripting languages.  SEDIT and S/REXX may be purchased in a
        bundle or individually.  See our web site for more information
        including pricing for Linux, etc.  For additional information,
        please contact one of the local distributors listed on the web
        site or mail us at sedit@dialup.FranceNet.fr


     Distribution media:
        4mm, 8mm, 1/4" or 3.5" diskettes and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        SEDIT and S/REXX are licensed products.  See the above WWW site
        for details.  For demo purposes, a short term license key will
        be provided on request to anyone who obtains the product via
        ftp.


     OS provisions:
        We believe these products will work with any recent stable Linux
        kernel since 1.1.18 supporting a.out format.  Motif is fully
        bound with SEDIT and SEDIT is distributed with XFree86 3.1
        shared libraries for use if your system is not at that level.


     Documentation:
        Documentation is furnished in PostScript form, in extensive
        online help files, and in optional printed manuals.


     Product support:
        Technical support is available for all licensed users.  For
        maintenance, see the above URLs.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        A REXX interactive graphical debugger is available as an
        optional feature as are printed manuals, physical media, and on
        going maintenance.  See the above URLs.


     Available since:
        The original Linux version has been available since 3rd quarter
        1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        SEDIT and S/REXX are available worldwide. The URLs should be
        consulted for current information.
     Price range:
        Pricing information should be requested from the local
        distributor responsible for your country.  An economical 2 user
        license is available for Linux without media or printed
        documentation with other options for more users, S/REXX,
        hardcopy manuals, etc.


     Vendor:
        Benaroya



          31 Rue de Constantinople
          F-75008 Paris
          France



     Phone:
        +33 1 47 22 22 13

     Fax:
        +33 1 47 22 06 17

     EMail:
        sedit@dialup.FranceNet.fr

     URL:
        http://www.sedit.com

     Contact:
        Robert Benaroya


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  9.22.  SNiFF+



     Description:
        SNiFF+ is an open, scalable and multiplatform programming
        environment for C/C++, Java, CORBA IDL and Fortran.  The main
        goal in developing SNiFF+ was to create an efficient and
        portable programming environment with a comfortable user
        interface and special support for object oriented programming.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Trial license avialable.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2 or 2.0.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation and HTML version.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Extensions for other programming languages available.


     Vendor:
        TakeFive Software GmbH



          Jakob-Haringer-Strasse 8
          A-5020 Salzburg
          Austria



     Phone:
        +43 662 4579150

     Fax:
        +43 662 4579156

     EMail:
        info@takefive.co.at

     URL:
        http://www.takefive.co.at


     Last modified:
        November 3, 1997.



  9.23.  ST/X (Smalltalk/X)



     Description:
        ST/X is a complete implementation of the Smalltalk programming
        language with development environment providing all of the
        advantages you would expect from Smalltalk: a fully object
        oriented programming language, a graphical development
        environment with editors, browsers, symbolic debugger,
        incremental compiler and just-in-time compilation to machine
        code as well as an extensive class library.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        There are non-commercial, evaluation and commercial licences
        available.  There is also demo version on the Internet, although
        it is quite old, this should be updated at some time in 1997.


     OS provisions:
        ST/X requires 32 MB or more of memory and 100 MB hard disk
        space.
     Documentation:
        The ST/X documentation is available online as hypertext (HTML).


     Product support:
        eXept Software AG provides mentoring, training, and consulting.
        Onsite support is also available.  For the commercial licence
        there is an update service and maintenance support.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        ST/X includes a supplementary stand-alone machine code compiler
        and the possibility to embed C code directly into Smalltalk
        methods.  This allows the exploitation and use of existing C
        libraries or a performance improvement in the speed of time
        critical operations.  An integral part of ST/X is an HTML
        browser which is fully implemented in Smalltalk.  It supports
        network loadable Smalltalk applets and smalltalk scripts
        embedded in HTML pages.  This allows the development of Internet
        and Intranet applications analogous to Java.


     Available since:
        ST/X has been available as a beta version on the Internet for
        quite a while.  eXept Software AG has been further developing
        and marketing ST/X since 1996.  Claus Gittinger (the developer
        from ST/X) is a founding member of eXept.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        There are non-commercial, evaluation and commercial licences
        available.  The commercial licence costs US$3,500.  A six month
        evaluation licence costs US$350.  The non-commercial license is
        available for US$150 plus shipping and handling.


     Vendor:
        eXept Software AG



          Besigheimerstr. 1
          D-74369 Loechgau
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 7143 870045

     Fax:
        +49 7143 870048

     EMail:
        info@exept.de

     URL:
        http://home.t-online.de/home/exept


     Contact:
        David Queeney


     Last modified:
        August 5, 1997.



  9.24.  tdb (Tcl Debugger)



     Description:
        This is a debugger for tcl scripts.  It allows interactive
        debugging of tcl/tk programs and speeds up your development
        cycle.

        Here are some highlights:

     o  Step by step execution with breakpoints

     o  Display and manipulation of local and global variables

     o  On-the-fly source code modifications and fast programm restarts

     o  Graphical user interface, easy use

     o  Easy configuration and installation

        The commercial version adds the following features:

     o  Full screen context display

     o  Hot link to editor (currently emacs)

     o  Scripting and user extensibility (tcl)

     o  Plugin support (script, popup)

     o  A lot faster

     o  Full support, upgrades

     o  Complete documentation


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and Internet (EMail and WWW)


     Licensing policy:
        You can download the public domain version of tdb from the
        neosoft archive:


     o  http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/ftparchive/sorted/development

     o  ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/sorted/development


     OS provisions:
        ELF based system with X11.


        Note that tdb requires changes to the base tcl C-libraries and
        also depends on dynamic loading.  Please check out the info
        package for further details.  You don' need tcl installed to use
        the debugger, all necessary code is included.


        The commercial version may be purchased in source form and
        support for porting to other platforms is available.  Please
        contact softWorks for details.


     Documentation:
        Context sensitive help and complete documentation in HTML
        format.  Available as PostScript on request.


     Product support:
        Installation support included, additional support available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Debugger-PlugIns for speacialized debug tasks (e.g. to debug tk
        widget hierarchies are also available).


     Available since:
        July, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$450 for a binary version, US$750 for the source code, with a
        10% discount for students and educational institutions.


     Vendor:
        softWorks, Richard Schwaninger



          Theodor-Koernerstr. 173
          A-8010 Graz
          Austria



     Phone:
        +43 316 686590

     Fax:
        +43 316 686590

     EMail:
        risc@ping.at

     URL:
        http://members.ping.at/risc

     Contact:
        Richard Schwaninger


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  9.25.  tprof (Tcl Profiler)



     Description:
        This is a profiler for tcl scripts.  It allows the creation of
        profiling data from your tcl programms and later analysis and
        detailed inspection through a graphical frontend.

        This tool is especially well suited if you encounter performance
        problems with your tcl scripts.  Instead of rewriting the whole
        application in C you can isolate time-critical procedures and
        speed them up (if necessary using C).

        Here are some highlights:

     o  Call flow display

     o  Barcharts for number of calls, CPU time and real time

     o  Tabular display of profiling data set

     o  Analyse both tcl procs and commands written in C

     o  Graphical user interface, easy use

     o  Simple aquisition of profiling data

     o  Easy configuration and installation

        tprof is available both as a public domain and as a commercial
        version.  The commercial version adds the following features:


     o  Zoom in on interesting subsets of the data

     o  Printout of data sets

     o  PostScript (eps) images of charts and tables

     o  Merging of multiple data sets

     o  Exporting data sets in different formats to inspect them further
        (eg. sc/xspread, Wingz, DBase, text)

     o  A lot faster

     o  Full support, upgrades

     o  Complete documentation


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, Internet (EMail and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        You can download the public domain version of tprof from
        sunsite.unc.edu and it's mirrors.


     OS provisions:
        You need an ELF based system with X11.


     Documentation:
        Context sensitive help and complete documentation in HTML
        format.  Available as PostScript on request.


     Product support:
        Installation support included, additional support available.


     Available since:
        October, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact softWorks for details and discounts.


     Vendor:
        softWorks, Richard Schwaninger



          Theodor-Koernerstr. 173
          A-8010 Graz
          Austria



     Phone:
        +43 316 686590

     Fax:
        +43 316 686590

     EMail:
        risc@ping.at

     URL:
        http://members.ping.at/risc

     Contact:
        Richard Schwaninger


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  9.26.  View Designer/X (VDX)



     Description:
        Motif interface builder that generates C and C++ code.  VDX
        provides WYSIWYG view, widget tree browser, resource editor,
        widget templates and more tools to design user interfaces.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Free demo version.  Purchase of license key that removes
        restrictions of the demo version.  Three types of licenses are
        available: company license, host license, student license.


     OS provisions:
        Linux, ELF, X11R6, Libc.5, 5 MB on harddisk.


     Documentation:
        Online help, English.  PostScript manual, English.  A German
        version of the manual is available.


     Product support:
        Minor update (1.x to 1.x) free.  Free EMail support.


     Available since:
        December, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        DM 800 (approximately US$470), Major update (1.x to 2.x) DM 500
        (approximately US$295).


     Vendor:
        Bredex GmbH



          Fallersleber-Tor-Wall 23
          D-38100 Braunschweig
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 531 24 33 00

     Fax:
        +49 531 24 33 099

     EMail:
        info@bredex.de

     URL:
        http://www.bredex.de

     Contact:
        Regina Heine
     Last modified:
        October 13, 1997.



  9.27.  XBasic



     Description:
        XBasic is a comprehensive visual program development environment
        that integrates a powerful editor, advanced 32/64-bit BASIC
        compiler, debugger, GuiDesigner and GraphicsDesigner.  XBasic is
        written entirely in XBasic.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Each copy is licensed on a per machine basis.


     OS provisions:
        Linux (ELF 1.2.13 or higher).


     Documentation:
        300+ page electronic manual (Word format).


     Product support:
        US$3 per minute.


     Available since:
        January, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide,


     Price range:
        US$195.


     Vendor:
        Basmark Corporation



          P.O. Box 40450
          Cleveland, OH 44140
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 216 871 8855

     Fax:
        +1 216 871 9011
     EMail:
        jgo@basmark.com

     URL:
        http://www.basmark.com

     Contact:
        Joseph G. O'Toole


     Last modified:
        November 4, 1997.



  9.28.  XMove 4.0 for Linux



     Description:
        XMove is a software package for design, prototyping and testing
        the graphic user interface of a software system dealing
        dynamically changing values.  This conception shall be partially
        reflected in the name XMove, which is also the abbreviation of
        "X Window System Meter Object Visualization and Editing Tool".

        X Window System: XMove is based completely on the standard X
        Windows System.  XMove was specifically designed to support this
        standard for graphics user interfaces.  In many applications
        XMove can be used complementary to OSF/Motif.

        Meter Object: Meter Object is the reference to the dynamic
        features of XMove.  Using XMove the user can provide dynamic
        attributes for any graphics object in addition to the definition
        of static behavior.

        Visualizing: means that the displaying and managing of the
        application-specific graphics, which can be designed
        interactively usign XMove, is done by XMove during of the
        application.

        Editing Tool: stands for the interactive possibilities of
        creating the static and dynamic parts of an application-specific
        graphyc usign the XMove editors.

        XMove generate the necesary C++ code for X Windows System to
        develop the application in a very sample way.  XMove is an
        object oriented graphics developing system.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, Internet (EMail and WWW).


     Documentation:
        PostScript manuals are included with the package.


     Available since:
        March, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range (Europe, Asia, Australia):

     o  US$6,000 (including the editor and libraries).

     o  US$3,500 (only the editor)

     o  US$3,500 (only the library)


     Price range (America):

     o  US$5,000 (including the editor and libraries).

     o  US$3,000 (only the editor)

     o  US$3,000 (only the library)


     Vendor:
        Future Technologies



          Via B. Cairoli, 1
          I-33170 Pordenone
          Italy



     Phone:
        +39 434 20 91 07

     Fax:
        +39 434 20 95 10

     EMail:
        info@futuretg.com

     URL:
        http://www.futuretg.com

     Contact:
        Giovanni A. Orlando


     Last modified:
        August 12, 1997.



  10.  Emulation



  10.1.  Emulus



     Description:
        Emulus is an X-Windows/Motif application which uses TCP/IP to
        establish a connection to an IBM mainframe host, emulating a
        3270 terminal.  Emulus supports mainframe graphics, including
        3270 graphics datastream extension used by mainframe SAS
        Software.  Other features include customization through dialogs,
        a scripting facility to record and playback host interaction,
        EasyPads (customized windows of buttons), and cut and paste
        between Emulus and other X applications.  Emulus also comes with
        Helplus, an hypertext help viewer modeled after WinHelp.  It is
        used to provide online help for Emulus, but can also be used to
        develop Help for other X applications.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Licensing is per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2 or higher, 8-16 MB RAM, 5 MB hard disk; Motif
        statically linked.


     Documentation:
        Printed book, man pages, online help, English.


     Product support:
        Technical Support from SAS Institute.


     Price range:
        US$99; includes hardcopy documentation, and Technical Support
        for one year.


     Vendor:
        SAS Institute Inc.



          SAS Campus Drive
          Cary, NC 27513
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 919 677 8000

     Fax:
        +1 919 677 8166

     EMail:
        saspjh@unx.sas.com

     URL:
        http://www.sas.com

     Contact:
        Phil Herold


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.

  10.2.  Executor 2



     Description:
        Executor 2 allows your Linux system to run many Macintosh
        applications, including commercial software like Adobe Photoshop
        and Illustrator, Quark XPress, Microsoft Word and Excel and
        Quicken, as well as lots of Macintosh shareware, freeware and
        demoware.  A compatibility database is available at our web
        site.  Executor 2 also allows you to read and write Macintosh
        formatted media without losing important meta-data information
        like the file type and file creator.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial software with a time limited demo available from our
        web site.


     OS provisions:
        Linux/X and Linux/SVGAlib.


     Documentation:
        30 page mini-manual in CD-ROM jewel-box case, additional
        tutorial information available on our web site and in the Usenet
        group comp.emulators.mac.executor.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Each Executor 2 CD-ROM contains Executor/DOS and Executor/Linux.
        You can switch between them, but are allowed to only run one at
        a time.


     Price range:
        Suggested Retail: US$249.  Educational Institutions: US$149,
        Full-time Students: US$65.


     Vendor:
        ARDI



          Suite 4-101
          1650 University Boulevard, NE
          Albuquerque, NM 87102
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 505 766 9115

     Fax:
        +1 505 766 5153


     EMail:
        questions@ardi.com

     URL:
        http://www.ardi.com


     Last modified:
        November 4, 1997.



  10.3.  Wabi 2.2 for OpenLinux



     Description:
        Caldera licensed and ported SunSoft's Wabi technology to enable
        end users to run popular Windows 3.1 applications on Linux-based
        system software.  Channel Partners and customers can utilize
        Caldera Wabi 2.2 for Linux running on Caldera OpenLinux, an open
        source environment, to remotely manage Windows 3.1 applications
        at home, in the office or on the road.  Channel Partners who
        create customized turn-key solutions based on environments like
        SCOR OpenServer 5 or Windows NT can now use the Wabi/COL
        solution to increase revenues by lowering overall cost and
        system requirements.  The suggested retail price for Wabi 2.2
        for Linux is US$199.  The product requires Linux on a 386 (or
        higher) Intel-based processor, 16 MB RAM (24 MB recommended),
        VGA-quality video and 10 MB disk space.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        One user per licensed copy.  No shareware or FTP.


     OS provisions:
        Runs on Caldera Network Desktop and OpenLinux.


     Documentation:
        Online and printed manual.


     Product support:
        30-days installation support via EMail and phone.


     Available since:
        November 18, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        47 countries worldwide; see our web site for local reseller.


     Price range:
        US$199 with additional licenses at US$179.  Educational pricing
        is US$149 with additional licenses at US$129.



     Vendor:
        Caldera, Inc.



          633 S. 550 E.
          Provo, UT 84606
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 850 7779, +1 801 377 7687

     Fax:
        +1 801 377 8752

     EMail:
        orders@caldera.com

     URL:
        http://www.caldera.com

     Contact:
        Nathan Hatch


     Last modified:
        November 14, 1997.



  11.  Financial Software



  11.1.  BB Stock Pro and BB Stock Tool



     Description:
        BB Stock Pro and BB Stock Tool are powerful stock charting,
        tracking and analysis tools for investors.  Features include
        stock charting, technical analysis, market timing, portfolio
        management.  In addition, it has customized alerts, automatic
        stock split detection and management, stock screening, most
        active issues and big price movers, personalized watch list,
        Auto-Run, and builtin Easy Stock Update via Internet with either
        direct connection or behind firewall via proxy server.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Per machine license.  30 day free trial is available at our web
        site.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 2.0 ELF.


     Documentation:
        Context sensitive online help, and User's Guide in HTML, viewed
        with web browser.


     Product support:
        Free technical support.  Frequently asked questions and answers
        available at our web site.


     Available since:
        Sun SPARC version available since December 1993.  Linux version
        available since April 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA, Canada, Sweden, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan.


     Price range:
        Linux version is US$99.


     Vendor:
        Falkor Technologies



          P.O. Box 14201
          Fremont, CA 94539
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 510 505 0700

     EMail:
        skyline@falkor.com

     URL:
        http://www.falkor.com

     Contact:
        Henry Chen


     Last modified:
        March 18, 1997.



  11.2.  TimeClock



     Description:
        Employee time and attendance package for small to medium sized
        businesses.  Includes custom report module, interface to
        barcode/magnetic card readers (Employee ID), and data export
        module.



     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        One CPU, unlimited users.


     Documentation:
        Printed manual and online HTML manual included with software.


     Product support:
        Free, usually 20 minute response time.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Barcode/magnetic card interface.


     Available since:
        1992 XENIX and MS-DOS version, 1994 AIX version, October 1996
        Linux version.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA.


     Price range:
        US$149.99.


     Vendor:
        Quality Software Solutions, Inc.



          1322 Dodds Avenue
          Chattanooga, TN 37404
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 888 423 5757, +1 423 821 5757

     Fax:
        +1 423 629 0744

     EMail:
        dbryson@tclock.com

     URL:
        http://www.tclock.com

     Contact:
        Donald Bryson


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.


  12.  Libraries



  12.1.  FontScope



     Description:
        Type 1 Font Rasterizer Library.  Allows users to arbitrarily
        scale, skew or rotate characters in Type 1 fonts and get back
        either a bitmap or an outline.  Product includes full sources.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Single user license with product.  Since product includes full
        sources and our resources are limited, it is sold with no
        warranty and no support.  Support contracts may be purchased at
        additional cost.  OEM licenses, site licenses and enterprise-
        wide licenses available.


     Documentation:
        A manual, nicely typeset in 2-column format, is available with
        the distribution as a PostScript file.


     Product support:
        Support contracts may be purchased at additional cost.


     Available since:
        October 15, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$39.95.  California residents subject to sales tax.  Price
        subject to change without notice.


     Vendor:
        CurveSoft, Inc.



          2053 Grant Road, Suite 555
          Los Altos, CA 94024
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 563 0843, +1 510 843 6485 (Sales only)

     Fax:
        +1 650 254 0900
     EMail:
        info@curvesoft.com

     URL:
        http://www.curvesoft.com

     Contact:
        Munagala V. S. Ramanath


     Last modified:
        October 24, 1997.



  12.2.  INTERACTER



     Description:
        INTERACTER is a portable user-interface and graphics subroutine
        library for Fortran software developers.  INTERACTER-based
        programs are portable to a wide range of Fortran compilers
        running on Unix, VMS, Windows, DOS.  The Linux version supports
        f2c and g77 (ELF).  Functions include menus, text windows,
        forms, graphics primitives, presentation graphics, hardcopy
        (many formats) and operating system interface.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and 4mm DAT.


     Licensing policy:
        INTERACTER-based programs can be distributed royalty free.
        Linux demo program available at http://www.demon.co.uk/issltd.


     OS provisions:
        Linux version supports X Windows (via Xlib), graphics terminals
        or Linux console (colour text-mode).  Requires g77 or f2c.


     Documentation:
        Two-volume English language printed manual.


     Product support:
        Free lifetime technical support.  New releases every six months.
        Chargeable software updates.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Optional INTERACTER Toolkit provides form designer, graphics
        file viewer, online help, hardcopy post-processor and set-up
        file editor.


     Available since:
        October, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        Distributors in North America, Europe and Australia.


     Price range:
        Linux version: US$675 (UK L450).


     Vendor:
        Interactive Software Services Ltd.



          Westwood House
          Littleton Drive
          Huntington
          Staffs WS12 4TS
          United Kingdom



     Phone:
        +44 1543 503611

     Fax:
        +44 1543 574566

     EMail:
        support@issltd.demon.co.uk

     URL:
        http://www.demon.co.uk/issltd


     Last modified:
        October 1, 1997.



  12.3.  Matrix<LIB> - C++ Math Matrix Library



     Description:
        Matrix<LIB> is a Matlab Compatible C++ Matrix Class Library,
        designed for development of advanced scientific high-level C++
        code.  Our main design objective was to keep the C++ source code
        clear and similar to the equivalent Matlab code, making your
        shift from Matlab to C++ easier.  If you know how to program
        Matlab, you already know how to use our Matrix<LIB> C++ Math
        Library.  The code was carefully optimized for maximal
        performance, too.  Matrix<LIB> is also included in the MATCOM V2
        distribution.

        The library includes complex math, binary and unary operators,
        powerful indexing capabilities, signal processing, file I/O,
        linear algebra, string operations and graphics.  Over 300
        mathematical functions are included in Matrix<LIB>.

        MS Windows and many Unix platform are supported with a variety
        of C++ compilers.  An evaluation version (fully functional, 30
        days limited) is available for free download from our web site.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        From single license to site license.  Contact The MathTools for
        details.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2, gcc 2.6.3 or later, 8 MB of RAM, 15 MB on disk.


     Documentation:
        Users manual and library reference in various formats (MS Word,
        MS Write, plain text, PostScript).


     Product support:
        A fast product support is given by EMail only.  The support
        section in the web page give immediate access to a wealth of
        resources, technical support, answers to frequently asked
        questions, technical documents and more.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        MathTools Accelerator: provides significant performance gains
        for Matrix<LIB> programs using Linear Algebra and matrix
        multiplication, on a Pentium with the Visuall C++ compiler.


     Available since:
        November, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$499 (US$249 for academic institutes).


     Vendor:
        MathTools, Ltd.



          P.O. Box 855
          Horsham, PA 19044-0855
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 212 208 4476

     Fax:
        +1 888 628 4866, +1 215 957 1719

     EMail:
        info@mathtools.com

     URL:
        http://www.mathtools.com

     Contact:
        Robert G. Ford
     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  12.4.  PKWARE Data Compression Library for Linux



     Description:
        The library does lossless compression and consists of
        compression, an extraction, and an error checking routine.  To
        maintain flexibility and keep the library's code size at a
        minimum, the PKWARE Data Compression Library does not create
        .ZIP compatible archives.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Per machine with no runtime royalties.


     OS provisions:
        Intel x86, 36 KB RAM for compressing and 13 KB RAM for
        uncompressing, 1 MB on hard disk.


     Documentation:
        Printed 33 page manual and separate installation notes in
        English.  Example code provided on disk.


     Product support:
        No-charge.  Technical support via phone, fax or EMail.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Also compatible with FreeBSD.


     Available since:
        September 14, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Germany, The
        Netherlands, Japan, and the UK.


     Price range:
        US$450.  Educational discount available.


     Vendor:
        PKWARE, Inc.



          9025 N. Deerwood Drive
          Brown Deer, WI 53223-2480
          U.S.A.


     Phone:
        +1 414 354 8699

     Fax:
        +1 414 354 8559

     EMail:
        info@pkware.com

     URL:
        http://www.pkware.com

     Contact:
        Bob Gorman


     Last modified:
        August 5, 1997.



  12.5.  readyBase



     Description:
        A dynamic embeddable database library with a C API, Perl module,
        and Java interface.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial license.  A free 30 day demo is available.


     OS provisions:
        Kernel 2.0.x.  1MB RAM.


     Documentation:
        Online documentation.


     Product support:
        Update service, maintenance, training and prices thereof.


     Available since:
        March, 1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA.


     Price range:
        US$1295 for 1 developer and 50 end-user license


     Vendor:
        Dynamical Systems, Ltd.


     175 W. Jackson Boulevard, Suite A253
     Chicago, IL 60604
     U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 312 341 1755

     Fax:
        +1 312 341 1891

     EMail:
        info@dynamical-systems.com

     URL:
        http://www.dynamical-systems.com

     Contact:
        Gary Kuper


     Last modified:
        April 22, 1998.



  12.6.  SIMLIB IG



     Description:
        SIMLIB IG is a C library.  It enables the user to communicate
        with an Evans & Sutherland image generator (Liberty and ESIG
        Systems) using a very efficient raw Ethernet protocol.  There is
        no need for using opcodes, since SIMLIB IG provides an API to
        the functionality of the image generators.


     Distribution media:
        4mm DAT tar format and 3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 2.0.


     Documentation:
        Printed manual in English, source code examples on media.


     Price range:
        US$2,500.


     Vendor:
        KNIENIEDER Simulationstechnik



     Technologiezentrum Tirol
     Eduard Bodemgasse 5
     A-6020 Innsbruck
     Austria



     Phone:
        +43 512 390415 650

     Fax:
        +43 512 364000 20, +43 512 364000 30

     EMail:
        office@knienieder.co.at

     Contact:
        Stephan Haidacher


     Last modified:
        September 29, 1997.



  13.  Mathematics



  13.1.  Maple V Release 4 - The Power Edition



     Description:
        Maple V Release 4 is the powerful computer algebra system used
        by mathematicians, engineers, and scientists for teaching and
        research.  Maple V lets you perform a wide range of symbolic and
        numeric computations quickly and accurately.  It includes more
        than 2500 built-in math functions, 2D and 3D graphics,
        animation, and more.  New features in Release 4 include
        outlining, styles, and hyperlinking, typeset math notation in
        input, output, and text, full text search of Help Database and
        new computational and plotting facilities.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        License for unlimited use in time of the bought version,
        floating license with user based pricing.


     OS provisions:
        Linux kernel 2.0.0 or above, X11 R6.1 or above (for running X11
        GUI components), 12 MB of RAM suggested.  The binaries are
        available in ELF format only.


     Documentation:
        3 books: "Maple V - Learning Guide", "Maple V - Programming
        Guide", "The Maple V Handbook".  Also available in German:
        "Einfuehrung in Maple V" und "Programmieren mit Maple V".
        Documentation and help in English, a variety of books available
        in different languages.


     Product support:
        Updates/maintenance depending on license, please call the
        distributor or WMSI.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Share library via EMail and FTP.  Free mailing list available
        (maple_group@daisy.waterloo.edu).


     Available since:
        September, 1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA/Canada, Europe and Asia.


     Vendor:
        Waterloo Maple Inc.



          450 Phillip Street
          Waterloo, ON N2L 5J2
          Canada



     Phone:
        +1 519 747 2373

     Fax:
        +1 519 747 5284

     EMail:
        info@maplesoft.com


     Vendor in Germany:
        Scientific Computers GmbH



          Franzstr. 106
          D-52064 Aachen
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 241 47075 0

     Fax:
        +49 241 44983

     EMail:
        maple@scientific.de
     Contact:
        Andreas Himmeldorf


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  13.2.  MATCOM and MATCOM MATH LIBRARY



     Description:
        MATCOM is a Matlab to C++ compiler and C++ MATRIX MATH LIBRARY.
        MATCOM compiles Matlab source files (M-Files) to C++ source
        code.  The resulting code is linked with the supplied C++ Matrix
        class library to create standalone executables or MEX files.


        The C++ code and library can be integrated in products, royalty
        free, saving the need to translate the algorithm prototype.


        Compiled code runs significantly faster than the original
        interpreted source.


        Matrices of doubles, floats, ints and chars are supported,
        providing lower memory usage for many applications, especially
        signal and image processing.


        MS Windows and many Unix platform are supported with a variety
        of C++ compilers.  An evaluation version (fully functional, 30
        days limited) is available for free download from our web site.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        From single license to site license.  Contact The MathTools for
        details.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2, gcc 2.6.3 or later, 8 MB of RAM, 15 MB on disk.


     Documentation:
        Users manual and library reference in various formats (MS Word,
        MS Write, plain text, PostScript).


     Product support:
        A fast product support is given by EMail only.  The support
        section in the web page give immediate access to a wealth of
        resources, technical support, answers to frequently asked
        questions, technical documents and more.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        MathTools Accelerator: provides significant performance gains
        for MATCOM programs using Linear Algebra and matrix
        multiplication, on a Pentium with the Visual C++ compiler.


     Available since:
        May, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$499 ($249 for academic institutes).


     Vendor:
        MathTools, Ltd.



          P.O. Box 855
          Horsham, PA 19044-0855
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 212 208 4476

     Fax:
        +1 888 628 4866, +1 215 957 1719

     EMail:
        info@mathtools.com

     URL:
        http://www.mathtools.com

     Contact:
        Robert G. Ford


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  13.3.  Mathematica 3.0



     Description:
        Mathematica 3.0--Known for delivering quick, accurate numeric
        and symbolic solutions, Mathematica is ideal for creating
        interactive technical reports and presentations that include
        text, active formulas, graphics, and customizable buttons and
        palettes.  Breakthrough new features, such as an innovative
        typesetting system that can do math, now make Mathematica even
        easier to use.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.

     Licensing policy:
        Commercial, 30 day fully functional demo CD-ROM.


     OS provisions:
        Kernel 1.2 or higher.


     Documentation:
        The Mathematica Book 1400 pages.  Complete book and additional
        help files online.


     Product support:
        Three service levels, see http://www.wolfram.com/service for
        details.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        About 15 application packages.


     Available since:
        October, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$1295, academic and student discounts, site licenses
        available.


     Vendor:
        Wolfram Research Europe Ltd



          10 Blenheim Office Park
          Lower Road
          Long Hanborough
          Oxfordshire
          OX8 8LN
          UK



     Phone:
        +44 1993 883400

     Fax:
        +44 1993 883800

     EMail:
        info@wolfram.co.uk

     URL:
        http://www.wolfram.co.uk


     Last modified:
        May 25, 1998.
  13.4.  MATLAB and Simulink



     Description:
        MATLAB is a high performance language for technical computing.
        It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an
        easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are
        expressed in familiar mathematical notation.  MATLAB supports
        the development of large complex applications.  Features include
        the M-file Performance Profiler for algorithm optimization, the
        integrated visual editor and debugger, and powerful interactive
        tools for signal processing and control system design.

        Simulink is a powerful, interactive software package for
        modeling, analyzing, and simulating dynamic systems.  It
        provides extremely accurate simulations of nonlinear continuous-
        time systems and systems with multiple modes of operation.
        Features include support for conditionally executed subsystems;
        state-of-the-art solvers; usability improvements such as signal
        and port labeling; and new blocks.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Using GlobeTrotter (FLEXlm) CPU locked or floating network
        options.  Contact The MathWorks for details.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 2.0.18, 32 MB of RAM, 40 MB disk space (60 MB to include
        all help files and documentation).


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation, online help, MATLAB Reference Guide
        (HTML).


     Product support:
        The MathWorks supports a variety of Internet-based services to
        provide product information and services 24 hours a day.  These
        services give immediate access to a wealth of resources, product
        data sheets, technical support, answers to frequently asked
        questions, user-contributed materials, open-forum discussions,
        and more.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        MATLAB Extensions: MATLAB Compiler, MATLAB C/C++ Math Library.

        Toolboxes: Fuzzy Logic, Signal Processing, Image Processing,
        Spline, Symbolic Math, Neural Network, Control System, Robust
        Control, Mu-Analysis & Synthesis, System Identification,
        Optimization, Statistics, Financial, Frequency Domain System
        Identification, Higher-Order Spectral Analysis, Communication,
        LMI Control, Model Predicitve Control, NAG Foundation, Neural
        Network, Partial Differential Equation, QFT Control Design,
        Symbolic Math and Extended Symbolic Math, Wavelet.

        Simulink Extensions: Simulink Accelerator, Real-Time Workshop.

        Blocksets: Fixed-Point, DSP, Nonlinear Control Design.
     Available since:
        June, 1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Upon request.


     Vendor:
        The MathWorks, Inc.



          24 Prime Park Way
          Natick, MA 01760
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 508 647 7000 x7322

     Fax:
        +1 508 647 7002

     EMail:
        efroio@mathworks.com, brian@mathworks.com

     URL:
        http://www.mathworks.com

     Contact:
        Enza Froio (Marketing), Brian Bourgault (Technical)


     Last modified:
        March 27, 1997.



  14.  Multimedia



  14.1.  Peter Lipa and his Journeys



     Description:
        This is a multimedia CD-ROM about world-known jazzman Peter
        Lipa.  It is the first product from edition Journeys of Groups
        and Singers from KDK Company to contain Linux version of the
        program directly on the CD-ROM.  The CD-ROM contains more than 8
        hours of near-CD quality music (101 songs in full length), more
        than 30 minutes of videos, 2 hours of spoken word, more than 120
        photos, 10 karaoke songs and a lot of other information
        (Bratislava Jazz Days, various performances all over the world,
        TV and theatre performances, ...).  The CD-ROM is multilingual:
        English, German and Slovak.

     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Program is free, data licensed per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        Linux kernel 2.0.27 or higher (may work with 1.2), XFree86 3.2
        (may work with older X11R6 versions), 16 MB of RAM, 10-30 MB of
        disk space, no Motif, Intel Linux ELF.


     Documentation:
        Online and short description of controls in CD-ROM booklet
        (English, German and Slovak).


     Available since:
        October 14, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$30 plus shipping, includes unlimited free program upgrades
        (via FTP).



     Vendor:
        KDK Company, Ltd.



          Vodna 8
          040 01 Kosice
          Slovakia



     Phone:
        +421 95 6233335

     Fax:
        +421 95 6233336

     EMail:
        linux@kdk.sk

     URL:
        http://www.kdk.sk, http://obchod.kdk.sk (virtual store).

     Contact:
        Ivan Schreter


     Last modified:
        November 1, 1997.


  14.2.  Lucka Vondrackova and her Journeys



     Description:
        This is a multimedia CD-ROM about Lucka Vondrackova, young Czech
        singer and actress.  This CD-ROM is multilingual: English,
        Slovak and Czech.  The product does not yet contain Linux
        version of the program directly on the CD-ROM (The Linux version
        of the program is supplied on an extra diskette or can be
        downloaded via FTP).  The CD-ROM contains more than three hours
        of music (all Lucka's songs in full length), 9 videoclips, all
        lyrics to Lucka's songs with notes and guitar accords, more than
        130 photos, a lot of interesting interviews, 10 karaoke songs
        and a lot of other information about Lucka.


     Distribution media:
        Multimedia data on CD-ROM, program on diskette or via FTP.


     Licensing policy:
        Program is free, data licensed per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        Linux kernel 2.0.27 or higher (may work with 1.2), XFree86 3.2
        (may work with older X11R6 versions), 16 MB of RAM, 10-30 MB of
        disk space, no Motif, Intel Linux ELF.


     Documentation:
        Online and short description of controls in CD-ROM booklet
        (English and Slovak).


     Available since:
        October 14, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$34 plus shipping, includes unlimited free program upgrades
        (via FTP).



     Vendor:
        KDK Company, Ltd.



          Vodna 8
          040 01 Kosice
          Slovakia



     Phone:
        +421 95 6233335

     Fax:
        +421 95 6233336

     EMail:
        linux@kdk.sk

     URL:
        http://www.kdk.sk, http://obchod.kdk.sk (virtual store).

     Contact:
        Ivan Schreter


     Last modified:
        November 1, 1997.



  14.3.  MpegTV Player 1.0



     Description:
        Real-time MPEG Video player (with audio) and Video-CD player.


     Distribution media:
        Internet.


     Licensing policy:
        Shareware for personal and non-profit use.  Commercial licenses
        required for commercial and governmental use.


     Documentation:
        Online help and HTML manual on web site.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Can stream video from networks.


     Price range:
        Shareware registration fee is US$10.  Commercial licenses:
        please contact MpegTV at sales@mpegtv.com.


     Vendor:
        MpegTV LLC



          90 Divisadero Street, #15
          San Francisco, CA 94117
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 415 864 6466

     EMail:
        info@mpegtv.com
     URL:
        http://www.mpegtv.com

     Contact:
        Tristan Savatier


     Last modified:
        December 23, 1997.



  14.4.  Peter Nagy and his Journeys



     Description:
        This is a multimedia CD-ROM about Peter Nagy, Slovak pop singer.
        This CD-ROM is available in Slovak only and does not yet contain
        the Linux version of the program directly on the CD-ROM (The
        Linux version of the program is supplied on an extra diskette or
        can be downloaded via FTP).  The CD-ROM contains more than four
        hours of music (154 song samples, 38 songs in full length), 9
        videoclips, 222 song lyrics, 93 song notes with guitar accords,
        120 photos, 8 interviews, citations from the book Musicross,
        information about all albums of Peter Nagy and a lot of other
        information.


     Distribution media:
        Multimedia data on CD-ROM, program on diskette or via FTP.


     Licensing policy:
        Program is free, data licensed per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        Linux kernel 2.0.27 or higher (may work with 1.2), XFree86 3.2
        (may work with older X11R6 versions), 16 MB of RAM, 10-30 MB of
        disk space, no Motif, Intel Linux ELF.


     Documentation:
        Online and short description of controls in CD-ROM booklet
        (Slovak only).


     Available since:
        October 14, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$34 plus shipping, includes unlimited free program upgrades
        (via FTP).



     Vendor:
        KDK Company, Ltd.


     Vodna 8
     040 01 Kosice
     Slovakia



     Phone:
        +421 95 6233335

     Fax:
        +421 95 6233336

     EMail:
        linux@kdk.sk

     URL:
        http://www.kdk.sk, http://obchod.kdk.sk (virtual store).

     Contact:
        Ivan Schreter


     Last modified:
        November 1, 1997.



  14.5.  Xaudio



     Description:
        MP3 Player.


     Distribution media:
        Internet.


     Licensing policy:
        Free for personal and non-profit use.  Commercial licenses
        required for commercial and governmental use.


     Documentation:
        Online help and HTML manual on web site.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Can stream CD-quality audio from networks.


     Price range:
        Free for personal and non-profit use.  Commercial licenses:
        please contact MpegTV at sales@mpegtv.com.


     Vendor:
        MpegTV LLC



     90 Divisadero Street, #15
     San Francisco, CA 94117
     U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 415 864 6466

     EMail:
        xaudio@mpegtv.com

     URL:
        http://www.xaudio.com

     Contact:
        Gilles Boccon-Gibod


     Last modified:
        December 23, 1997.



  15.  Network Servers



  15.1.  Critical Angle X.500 Enabler



     Description:
        The Critical Angle X.500 Enabler allows an LDAP-only directory
        server to be integrated into an X.500 directory service, such as
        the PARADISE international white pages directory or an
        enterprise messaging directory service.  It supports all
        X.500(88) operations, including authentication.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Licensed per server.


     OS provisions:
        Reference platform is Red Hat Linux 3 or later for Intel.


     Documentation:
        English documentation is included.


     Product support:
        An upgrade subscription is also available.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        A single server license is US$495.


        There is also (in 1997) a special version, PARADISE X.500
        Enabler, exclusively for universities.  This version does not
        include the support for authentication or modification
        operations; it is intended only for searching public
        information.  A single server license of PARADISE X.500 Enabler
        is currently US$95.


     Vendor:
        Critical Angle Inc.



          4815 W. Braker Lane #502-385
          Austin TX 78759
          U.S.A.



     EMail:
        info@critical-angle.com

     URL:
        http://www.critical-angle.com

     Contact:
        Mark Wahl


     Last modified:
        August 5, 1997.



  15.2.  DNEWS News Server



     Description:
        DNEWS is an advanced, full featured NNTP based news server.  It
        is suitable for ISP's and Corporate Intranets.  DNEWS can be
        used as a replacement for INN or cnews and will generally result
        in improved performance and much lower administration.  Features
        include: easy installation and management, flexible expire
        settings, flexible access restrictions, EMail confirmation of
        posts, XOVER extentions implemented, streaming extentions built
        in, dynamic sucking feeds option, news to web gateway included.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial, DNEWS is try before you buy software and can be
        downloaded from our web site for free trial.


     OS provisions:
        No special requirements
     Documentation:
        A user manual is provided in HTML format.  Online help included.


     Product support:
        Supported by Netwin LTD.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        DNEWSWEB - A news to web gateway.  Allows local and Usenet news
        groups to be added to ordinary HTML pages and allows users to
        read and post to local and Usenet news groups directly using any
        web browser.


     Available since:
        1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$485 (Free registration for schools and universities).


     Vendor:
        Netwin LTD



          P.O Box 27574
          MT Roskill
          Auckland
          New Zealand



     Fax:
        +64 9 6300 689

     EMail:
        netwin@netwinsite.com

     URL:
        http://netwinsite.com

     Contact:
        Stephen Pugmire


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  15.3.  Aventail Internet Policy Manager



     Description:
        Commerical SOCKS v5 server for Linux with support for multiple
        authentication methods, sophisticated access controls,
        datastream filtering, and intelligent auditing capabilities.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial, free demo availalbe from
        http://www.aventail.com/download.html


     OS provisions:
        Linux 2.x, 32 MB of RAM recommended, administration tool
        requires X11R6 or later.  Approximately 14 MB of hard disk space
        required (less if you have Perl 5.003 and Perl/Tk installed).


     Documentation:
        English documentation available in PDF or Microsoft Word format.


     Product support:
        90 days free technical support.  Yearly maintenance is 20% of
        your total licence cost.  Maintenance includes product upgrades.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Various authentication and filtering plugins to add
        functionality at run-time.


     Available since:
        November, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.  VPN products avaiable only in 40 bit encryption
        strength outside of the USA or Canada due to export
        restrictions.


     Price range:
        IPM starting at US$6.495.  VPN starting at US$7.995.


     Vendor:
        Aventail Corporation



          808 Howell Street, 2nd Floor
          Seattle, WA 98101
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 888 762 5785, +1 206 215 1111

     Fax:
        +1 206 215 1120


     EMail:
        info@aventail.com

     URL:
        http://www.aventail.com


     Last modified:
        June 23, 1998.



  15.4.  Aventail VPN



     Description:
        Aventail VPN runs on Linux, Unix and NT platforms.  Aventail VPN
        features multiple authentication and encryption methods,
        sophisticated access controls, intelligent filtering and makes
        no modifications to the underlying client or server operating
        system.  Authentication modules include username and password,
        CHAP, RADIUS, SSL, digital certificates and token-based
        security.  Encryption modules include DES, Triple DES and MD
        4/5.  Aventail VPN's access controls allow user permission to be
        grated based on variables such as the user's role within a
        company, group association, intended destination, type of
        application, type of encryption and/or authentication, or even
        more customized information.  Aventail VPN is the only product
        to work on top of PPTP, IPSec, and L2TP.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        60 day evaluation period; pricing based on server connections
        and quantity of clients.


     Product support:
        All products ship with an automatic 90 day warranty and dial-up
        telephone technical support.  To extend your coverage, you may
        purchase the Annual Support Program.  The Support Program is 20%
        of your total license cost, annually renewable.


     Available since:
        May, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Starts at US$6,995; Pricing based on connections.


     Vendor:
        Aventail Corporation



     808 Howell Street, 2nd Floor
     Seattle, WA 98101
     U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 206 215 1111

     Fax:
        +1 206 215 1120

     EMail:
        info@aventail.com

     URL:
        http://www.aventail.com

     Contact:
        Deanna Leung


     Last modified:
        June 23, 1998.



  15.5.  WANPIPE



     Description:
        WANPIPE integrates into the Linux routing stack to provide IP
        and IPX routing over Frame Relay, PPP or X.25 networks at line
        speeds to 2.048Mbps.  WANPIPE has either V.35, EIA530, X.21 or
        RS232 interfaces, or a built in T1 and Fractional T1 DSU/CSU.
        Extensive debugging and monitoring features make installation
        and management easy.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Linux source freely distributed.


     OS provisions:
        All versions of Linux.


     Documentation:
        Provided with source for Linux.


     Product support:
        Supported by Sangoma, unlimited.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Optional integrated T1/Ft1 DSU/CSU, choice of V.35, X.21, EIA530
        or RS232 cabling.

     Available since:
        1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        US, UK, Israel, Poland, Canada, Germany, Korea, China.


     Price range:
        US$589-$859.


     Vendor:
        Sangoma Technologies Inc.



          1001 Denison Street, Suite 101
          Markham, ON L3R 2Z6
          Canada



     Phone:
        +1 905 474 1990, +1 800 388 2475

     Fax:
        +1 905 474 9223

     EMail:
        dm@sangoma.com

     URL:
        http://www.sangoma.com

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.sangoma.com/pub/linux

     Contact:
        David Mandelstam


     Last modified:
        May 8, 1998.



  15.6.  Zeus Web Server



     Description:
        Scalable web application server for ISP hosting, Ontranets and
        secure e-Commerce.  Full Frontpage support, 128 bit SSL3 world
        wide, Apache compatibility, web-centric delegatable management
        interface.

        Application development in ISAPI, Java-Servlets and CGI.
        Distributed server-side Java gives high performance database
        connectivity.

        Unlimited virtual servers with groupable configuration, real-
        time statistics, bandwidth throttling and extensive logging.

     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        One License per machine running the software.  Free 30 day
        evaluations are available from the site.


     Documentation:
        Online help, available in Germany and Spanish.


     Price range:
        Academic: L50.  Commercial: L999.


     Vendor:
        Zeus Technology Limited



          St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road
          Cambridge, CB4 4WS
          UK



     Phone:
        +44 1223 42 17 27

     Fax:
        +44 1223 42 17 31

     EMail:
        sales@zeustech.net

     URL:
        http://www.zeustech.net

     Contact:
        Bryan Amesbury <bames@zeustech.net>


     Last modified:
        December 23, 1997.



  16.  Office Tools



  16.1.  Corel WordPerfect 8



     Description:
        WordPerfect 8 for Linux Personal Edition is a world-class word
        processor, native on Linux.  It offers the same outstanding
        tools, intuitive graphical interface and file formatas the
        Windows version.  WordPerfect 8 for Linux imports over 40
        document types (including Microsoft Word97), and supports over
        1,000 different printers.
        WordPerfect 8 for Linux Server Edition includes everything from
        the Personal Edition, plus a character terminal binary and
        several powerful utilities, such as background merge and print.
        Server Edition also offers concurrent licensing for business
        use.

        WordPerfect 8 for Linux (both editions) offer localized versions
        in English (US), English (UK), English (Canada), English
        (Australia), French (national), French (Canada), German,
        Italian, Spanish, and Dutch.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        WordPerfect 8 for Linux Personal Edition: licensing is per
        machine.  WordPerfect 8 for Linux Server Edition: licensing is
        concurrent use.


     OS provisions:
        Kernel 2.0.x and later stable versions; libc.  For X Windows, 9
        MB of RAM for first user, 2.5 MB RAM for each additional user,
        43-104 MB hard disk space (depending on install options).  For
        Character terminals, 2 MB RAM for first user, 1 MB RAM for each
        additional user, 31-40 MB hard disk space (depending on install
        options).


     Documentation:
        Printed manuals: GUI binary, character terminal binary
        (approximately 750 pages each).  Online (Adobe Acrobat format)
        manuals available for GUI binary.


     Product support:
        WordPerfect 8 for Linux Personal Edition: self-support
        (knowledge base, discussion groups, etc.), EMail support,
        telephone toll support.  WordPerfect 8 for Linux Server Edition:
        30 day up-and-running telephone support, EMail support;
        additional support and maintenance packages are available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        100's of Language modules (provided by Corel, these provide
        keyboard templates, spelling dictionaries, and other tools
        needed to create documents in other languages).  Medical
        spelling dictionaries (provided by third parties--contact
        info@sdcorp.com for details).


     Available since:
        September, 1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$39.95-$495.



     Vendor:
        Software Development Corporation



          512 East 1860 South
          Provo, UT 84606
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 801 370 9600

     Fax:
        +1 801 370 9696

     EMail:
        info@sdcorp.com

     URL:
        http://www.sdcorp.com

     Contact:
        John Gleave


     Last modified:
        August 15, 1998.



  16.2.  The American Heritage Dictionary Deluxe



     Description:
        This long-awaited release is ideal for technical writers,
        authors, and researchers.  Previously available only on PC's,
        the product offers the ultimate reference tool for Linux users,
        with full definitions for well over 200,000 words, plus
        pronunciations, derivations, proper usage, idioms and sample
        sentences.  The world reknowned Roget's 500,000 word Thesarus is
        fully integrated with the AHD.  Browse, word and topic search,
        anagrams and more.  Single user, network, academic and site
        licenses are available for Linux and key Unix platforms.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, tapes, Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Single user node locked or server license (shared).  A free
        unclockable demo is available at our web site.


     OS provisions:
        Motif GUI, 8-16 MB RAM, 15 MB harddisk or run from the CD-ROM.


     Documentation:
        Documentation as a help text file.  English language.

     Product support:
        Maintenance available.  Call DUX for details.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Addlitional reference volumes and additional language support to
        be announced.


     Available since:
        February, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        Currently sold in the USA and Germany.  However, sales are made
        internationally via unclockable FTP/WWW copies and sold with
        authorized major credit card.


     Price range:
        US$49.95 for node lock single user.  Call DUX or an authorized
        reseller for sliding scale or site license pricing.


     Vendor:
        DUX Software Corporation



          425 Sherman Avenue Ste 330
          Palo Alto, CA 94306
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 543 4999, +1 415 473 1800

     Fax:
        +1 415 462 8723

     EMail:
        sales@dux.com

     URL:
        http://www.dux.com

     Contact:
        Bob Adams, Rob DuFrane


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  16.3.  Applixware Office Suite for Linux



     Description:
        Fully-graphical, fully-integrated office suite for Linux.
        Includes word processor, spreadsheet, presentation graphics,
        mail, database client, and HTML authoring software.  Also
        includes Builder, a graphical rapid application development
        program.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per concurrent user license.


     OS provisions:
        Kernel 1.2.13 or better, XFree86 3.1.2 or better, 16 MB RAM, 150
        MB hard disk.


     Documentation:
        Make-It-Happen Manual.  Online documentation in English, French,
        and German.


     Product support:
        Paid support avaailable.  Users can subscribe to mailing list
        applixware-list@applix.com, and see archives and FAQ's at
        http://linux.applixware.com.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        French and German interface, international dictionaries.


     Available since:
        July, 1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        North America, Europe, Japan, Australia.


     Price range:
        US$99, upgrades for US$79.


     Vendor:
        Applix, Inc.



          112 Turnpike Road
          Westboro, MA 01581
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 508 870 0300

     EMail:
        mrlinux@applix.com

     URL:
        http://linux.applixware.com

     Contact:
        Richard Manly <rmanly@applix.com>


     Last modified:
        October 1, 1998.



  16.4.  D.M.S. Document Management System



     Description:
        The system collects documents in Tiff-g4, PostScript and JPEG
        and organizes them in folders with record information like names
        and descriptions.  The system can be access using any web
        broswer: viewing, modify, full text retrieval and faxing are
        provided by a web interface.  New documents are made by printing
        to printer spooler.


     Licensing policy:
        The system is installed by vendor on your Linux box with a
        server licence, unlimited clients, unlimited document number.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 2.0.


     Documentation:
        HTML.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        SQL server integrationm, print capture from accounting software.


     Price range:
        Upon request.


     Vendor:
        Studio LEADER Pro



          Via Pietrastretta, 76
          I-38100 Trento
          Italy



     Phone:
        +39 461 828229

     Fax:
        +39 461 829826, +39 461 829877

     EMail:
        DMS@leader.it


     URL:
        http://www.leader.it

     Contact:
        Guido Brugnara <brugnara@leader.it>


     Last modified:
        August 19, 1997.



  16.5.  HotWire EasyFAX



     Description:
        Fully functional GUI Fax Management Program.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Free fully functional eval from WWW site..


     OS provisions:
        5.5 MB Disk, 4 MB RAM.


     Documentation:
        Online context-sensitive help.


     Product support:
        Via EMail and Usenet only.


     Available since:
        January 1, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA/Canada (Unisource Systems, Inc.), Germany/Europe (Delix
        Computer, GmbH).


     Price range:
        US$99.


     Vendor:
        Unisource Systems, Inc.



          1409 N. Cove Boulevard
          Longwood, FL 32750
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 407 834 1973

     Fax:
        +1 407 834 8013

     EMail:
        sales@unisrc.com

     URL:
        http://www.unisrc.com

     Contact:
        Gary Heller


     Last modified:
        October 3, 1997.



  16.6.  NExS, the Network Extensible Spreadsheet



     Description:
        NExS is a full-featured graphical spreadsheet package which is
        designed to take advantage of the advanced features of Unix and
        the X Window system.  It includes more than 230 computational
        functions and 13 2D and 3D graph types for engineering,
        scientific and business applications.  NExS is extensible
        through a network aware API that allows user-defined "plug-ins"
        to add new features and functions in a variety of programming
        languages.  NExS software plug-in bus includes 63 "slots" for
        remote processes to connect and extend NExS' basic
        functionality, allowing for the development of sophisticated
        networked applications.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        The NExS Personal Edition license is for a single user and
        single platform type.  The owner may use the license on multiple
        machines.  The Professional Edition license is a floating
        network license which allows a pool of licenses to be used on
        any supported platform in your network.  Without a license, NExS
        runs in "demo mode" with limited functionality.


     OS provisions:
        NExS runs on Linux kernels which support ELF binaries.  There
        are two flavors for Linux, one which requires Motif 2.0 shared
        libraries, and one which includes Motif 2.0 statically linked.


     Documentation:
        The NExS User Guide is available in PostScript (letter format,
        431 pages, or A4 format, 403 pages), and in HTML.  API and
        tclNExS documentation are available separate from the User
        Guide, also in PostScript and HTML format.  Printed
        documentation is also available.  All documentation is in
        English.

     Product support:
        EMail support is standard at no cost.  Phone-in support is
        available for a charge.  Bug fix and minor version releases
        (e.g., 1.2.x -> 1.3.0) are no cost.  Major releases are
        substantially discounted for existing licensees.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        NExS plug-ins and user-contributed code are available at
        http://www.xess.com/plugins.html.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:

     o  US$149 ($99 academic) for Personal Edition

     o  US$249 ($125 academic) for Professional Edition


     Vendor:
        X Engineering Software Systems (XESS) Corp.



          P.O. Box 33091
          Raleigh, NC 27636
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 961 7840, +1 919 387 0076

     Fax:
        +1 919 387 1302

     EMail:
        info@xess.com

     URL:
        http://www.xess.com

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.vnet.net/pub/users/xess/NExS

     Contact:
        Dave Van den Bout <devb@xess.com>


     Last modified:
        March 15, 1997.



  16.7.  Axene Office



     Description:
        Axene Office suite includes Xclamation (Desktop Publishing),
        XQuad (Spreadsheet), XAllWrite (Word Processor) and XMayday
        (HTML Documentation browser).  Available in English, French,
        German and Spanish.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, tape, Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Workstation or floating licenses.  Downloadable demo version by
        FTP.


     OS provisions:
        8-16 MB RAM, 10 MB harddisk or run from the CD-ROM.  a.out or
        ELF version.


     Documentation:
        Online HTML help and printed documentation.


     Available since:
        1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$49.


     Vendor:
        AXENE, Inc.



          30 Montgomery street, suite 604
          Jersey City, NJ 07302-3821
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 201 434 4244

     EMail:
        info@axene.com

     URL:
        http://www.axene.com/english/showroom.html

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.axene.com/pub

     Last modified:
        February 8, 1998.



  16.8.  Projector and Projector/Net



     Description:
        Produces project schedules and Gantt charts using critical path
        analysis from list of activities (tasks) with their associated
        durations and prerequisites.  Projector produces sleek printed
        output and Projector/Net produces HTML for web clients.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Single user and server licenses.  There is a demo version
        available for downloading from our web site.


     OS provisions:
        PC/Linux. Projector requires GhostScript or PostScript printer.
        Projector/Net requires only a client-side web browser capable of
        displaying graphics (Netscape and IE are fine).  RAM
        requirements for both versions are (very roughly) load module
        size plus 44 bytes/activity plus 32 bytes per prerequisite
        activity specification plus size of input project description
        file (excluding embedded comments).  Tested only with Red Hat
        Linux 4.2.  Projector/Net tested only with Linux/Apache server
        with Internet Explorer and Netscape on the client side.


     Documentation:
        All contained in the product distribution README and sample
        project description file (English).


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$200 for Projector.  US$2500 for Projector/Net.


     Vendor:
        IEDU



          Morris Dovey
          1001 Office Park Road, Suite 300
          West Des Moines, IA 50265
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 515 225 1636
     EMail:
        mrdovey@iedu.com

     URL:
        http://www.iedu.com/project

     Contact:
        Morris Dovey


     Last modified:
        May 8, 1998.



  16.9.  The Virtual Office System



     Description:
        Internet capable client/server, enterprise document imaging and
        management.  Scan directly to Linux host from Window client
        without using EMail or FTP.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, tape and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Free Windows client demo available from our web site.  30 day
        evaluation of enterprise server available upon request.


     OS provisions:
        Server: Linux 2.0.  Client: Windows 95 and Windows NT Desktop.


     Documentation:
        Online help and printed administrator's manual.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Windows file archiving.


     Price range:
        US$4995 - 5 user, 1 scanner, enterprise edition.


     Vendor:
        CONTEXT Information Systems, Ltd.



          314 S. 2nd Street
          Oakland, MD 21550
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 301 334 6550

     EMail:
        sales@contextis.com

     URL:
        http://www.contextis.com


     Last modified:
        June 13, 1998.



  16.10.  Axene XAllWrite



     Description:
        The word-processing application Axene XAllWrite permits the user
        to create excellent quality documents with ease, whether a
        simple letter or a large, complex publication.  It features
        tools for multi-document management, bitmap or line-art image
        integration, various font capabilities, and HTML format
        exportation.  Available in English, French, German and Spanish.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, tape, Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Workstation or floating licenses.  Downloadable demo version by
        FTP.


     OS provisions:
        8-16 MB RAM, 10 MB harddisk or run from the CD-ROM.  a.out or
        ELF version.


     Documentation:
        Online HTML help and printed documentation.


     Available since:
        1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$25.


     Vendor:
        AXENE, Inc.



          30 Montgomery street, suite 604
          Jersey City, NJ 07302-3821
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 201 434 4244

     EMail:
        info@axene.com

     URL:
        http://www.axene.com/english/xallwrite.html

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.axene.com/pub


     Last modified:
        February 8, 1998.



  16.11.  Axene Xclamation



     Description:
        Xclamation has multidocument capabilities, multi-column and
        gutters capabilities, magnetic ruler marks, integration of text,
        bitmap or vectorized images within polymorphous frames, complex
        editing operations on frames (including logical, zooming,
        outlining, rotation, background transparency, etc.), and text
        exportation in HTML format.  Available in English, French,
        Spanish and German.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, tape, Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Workstation or floating licenses.  Downloadable demo version by
        FTP.


     OS provisions:
        8-16 MB RAM, 10 MB harddisk or run from the CD-ROM.  a.out or
        ELF version.


     Documentation:
        Online HTML help and printed documentation.


     Available since:
        1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$25.


     Vendor:
        AXENE, Inc.


     30 Montgomery street, suite 604
     Jersey City, NJ 07302-3821
     U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 201 434 4244

     EMail:
        info@axene.com

     URL:
        http://www.axene.com/english/xclamation.html

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.axene.com/pub


     Last modified:
        February 8, 1998.



  16.12.  Axene XQuad



     Description:
        XQuad features all the necessary functions for scientific and
        financial calculations and for graphical presentation of
        numerical data, including over 100 mathematical, logical, and
        string manipulation functions, various types of graphs (from
        histograms to radar), importation of external data files (text,
        Excel, etc.), production tools which allow text in cells to have
        automatic effect on graphical presentation.  Available in
        English, French, German and Spanish.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM, tape, Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Workstation or floating licenses.  Downloadable demo version by
        FTP.


     OS provisions:
        8-16 MB RAM, 10 MB harddisk or run from the CD-ROM.  a.out or
        ELF version.


     Documentation:
        Online HTML help and printed documentation.


     Available since:
        1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.

     Price range:
        US$25.


     Vendor:
        AXENE, Inc.



          30 Montgomery street, suite 604
          Jersey City, NJ 07302-3821
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 201 434 4244

     EMail:
        info@axene.com

     URL:
        http://www.axene.com/english/xquad.html

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.axene.com/pub


     Last modified:
        February 8, 1998.



  17.  Text Processing



  17.1.  Edith Pro for X11



     Description:
        Edith Pro is a powerful and easy-to-use text editing package,
        for editing plain text such as EMail messages, HTML, LaTeX and
        programming languages.  It is aimed at people who want a
        flexible editing tool but who are not prepared to spend much
        time into learning and configuring their application.  It
        includes a fast text-only web browser with access to the system
        manual and info.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        You are only allowed to download Edith from the ZFC web pages
        for personal use.  Without a licence, Edith will regularly issue
        messages stressing that the copy used is not licenced.  Personal
        use without a licence is allowed, but organizations are required
        to buy a licence.



     OS provisions:
        ELF binary.  1MB is sufficient for editing normally sized text.


     Documentation:
        Online HTML help covers the printed manual completely.  The
        printed manual contains illustrations not in the online help.


     Product support:
        Free updates can be downloaded from the ZFC web pages.  Licence
        holders will be notified of updates.  Licence holders can
        contact ZFC by EMail for immediate support.


     Available since:
        January 1, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide directly from ZFC.


     Price range:
        NLG 70 (approximately US$35) single host, NLG 400 (approximately
        US$200) full site licence.  50%50 discount for educational
        organizations and students.


     Vendor:
        ZFC



          P.O. Box 15813
          1001 NH Amsterdam
          The Netherlands



     Phone:
        +31 20 4 208 248

     EMail:
        zfc@zfc.nl

     URL:
        http://www.zfc.nl

     Contact:
        Annius V. Groenink


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  17.2.  TeraSpell 97 for Emacs



     Description:
        TeraSpell 97 for Emacs is the user-friendly spell checker for
        Emacs which incorporates visual highlights for misspelled words
        and on-the-fly spell checking.  TeraSpell 97 for Emacs sets a
        new standard of quality in spelling correction software by
        providing the technically most advanced spelling correction
        system available on the market.

        TeraSpell eliminates the traditional tedious spelling dialog and
        speeds up the process of spell checking your documents.  Visual
        highlights let you efficiently identify all spelling errors in
        your documents at once and ignore all non-words that you may
        have used in your document.  TeraSpell can spell check your
        document as you type.  As soon as you type an incorrect word, it
        becomes highlighted.  By clicking right on a highlighted word, a
        menu of suggestions appears.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (EMail and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Evaluation version available for free from our web site.  Single
        user license, 3, 5, 10, 20 users license.  Site-wide and
        University wide licenses,


     OS provisions:
        Emacs 19.29.1 or higher.  XEmacs 19.14 or higher.


     Documentation:
        Online documentation.


     Product support:
        EMmail support.  WWW Updates.  FAQs on WWW.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Additional languages available.


     Available since:
        August, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$29.99 single user student Linux license.  US$89 single user
        Linux, Solaris, Irix, HPUX.


     Vendor:
        Teragram Corporation



          236 Huntington Avenue
          Boston MA 02115-4701
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 617 369 0100

     Fax:
        +1 617 369 0101

     EMail:
        info@teragram.com

     URL:
        http://www.teragram.com

     Contact:
        Yves Schabes


     Last modified:
        August 16, 1997.



  18.  System Administration Tools



  18.1.  Host Factory



     Description:
        Host Factory is a system to control the entire software contents
        of deployed Unix machines.  Host Factory lets you customize one
        prototype Unix system and use it to build hundreds of similar
        systems.  You can deliver incremental changes to running systems
        and roll them back if they fail.  Changes are tracked in a
        version-control filesystem integral to the product.  Host
        Factory provides an environment to do configuration management
        and version control of complete hosts.


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial and GPL.


     Documentation:
        Printed documentation.


     Product support:
        EMail.


     Available since:
        1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Upon request.  Special prices for educational institutions.


     Vendor:
        Working Version
          31 Shea Road
          Cambridge, MA 02140
          U.S.A.



     EMail:
        bb@wv.com

     URL:
        http://www.wv.com

     Contact:
        Brian Bartholomew


     Last modified:
        July 22, 1997.



  18.2.  PerfectBACKUP+



     Description:
        PerfectBACKUP+ is the Unix/Linux world's premier Backup/Restore
        utility.  It is the worlds fastest backup/restore for Unix and
        has been since 1985.  Previously sold in the US as FASTBACK PLUS
        for Unix, the counterpart to the DOS FASTBACK PLUS, it now has
        character and Motif interfaces, networking support, compression,
        the best verification and recovery, scheduling and is compatible
        with both tar and cpio.  Backs up all files, devices, partitions
        etc. and can backup Windows, Netware and Windows NT drives too.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, Internet (WWW), 4/8mm DAT and soon CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Free evaluation copy from our web site.  Free online manual from
        same the same address.  Price per CPU, unlimited users.


     OS provisions:
        Kernels 1.2.x and 2.0.x,  X11R6, Motif 1.2, 3 MB of RAM, 3 MB
        disk.


     Documentation:
        Printed (188 pages), PostScript online, and online help.
        English language documentation, but help by phone and EMail also
        avilable in Spanish.


     Product support:
        Unlimited free EMail support and phone support.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Comes with free PC program to read tar/cpio diskettes onto PC.
        AutoChanger add-on with tape recycling for high-end shops.

     Available since:
        1996.


     Countries with distribution:
        USA, Canada, Germay, UK, Switzerland, Singapore, Malaysia,
        Germany.


     Price range:
        UD$79 to US$499.  Linux off the net (no media) is US$79 and
        HP/UX is US$499.  Always full product.


     Vendor:
        Unisource Systems, Inc.



          1409 North Cove Boulevard
          Longwood, FL 32750
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 407 834 1973

     Fax:
        +1 407 834 1973

     EMail:
        sales@unisrc.com

     URL:
        http://www.unisrc.com

     Contact:
        Gary Heller


     Last modified:
        October 3, 1997.



  18.3.  Venus



     Description:
        Venus is an distributed administration tool for any network
        built of Unix workstations from different hardware vendors.  A
        Venus network presents itselfs to the user as a homogeneous
        computer system and guarantees transparent access to any network
        resource.  It provides software tools for major cluster
        management tasks: configuration management, software
        distribution, user and filesystem administration.


     Licensing policy:
        Commercial.


     OS provisions:
        Currently build on top of the S.u.S.E distribution.


     Documentation:
        Printed doumentation, online help.


     Product support:
        Hotline, EMail, courses.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Upon request.  Special prices for educational institutions.


     Vendor:
        science + computing GmbH



          Hagellocher Weg 71
          D-72070 Tuebingen
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 7071 9457 0

     Fax:
        +49 7071 9457 27

     EMail:
        info@science-computing.de

     URL:
        http://www.science-computing.de

     Contact:
        Olaf Flebbe


     Last modified:
        February 25, 1997.



  19.  X Windows Related Products



  19.1.  Accelerated-X Display Server



     Description:
        Commercial grade X display server with workstation-class
        features like multiple visuals, overlays, and gamma correction
        for FreeBSD, and Linux.  The AcceleratedX server drives the most
        popular graphics hardware, including the latest cards from ATI,
        Diamond, Matrox, NeoMagic, Number 9, and S3.  In all, more than
        490 different cards are supported.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        No known problems with any Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        A 100 page perfect bound manual is included.


     Product support:
        Unlimited support in included.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact your local reseller, or Xi Graphics.


     Vendor:
        Xi Graphics



          1801 Broadway, Suite 1710
          Denver, CO 80202
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 298 7478

     Fax:
        +1 303 298 1406

     EMail:
        sales@xig.com

     URL:
        http://www.xig.com

     Contact:
        Kyle Fink


     Last modified:
        August 14, 1997.



  19.2.  BXwidgets



     Description:
        BXwidgets is a supplementary widget set to develop especially
        commercial Motif applications.  It includes special widgets for
        tabulars, masks, formatted input field and the full support for
        a complete help system.  All has Motif look and feel and is
        platform independent.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Source code licence.


     OS provisions:
        Any kernel, X11R5 or X11R6, Motif 1.1 or Motif 1.2.


     Documentation:
        About 250 pages of documenation with examples.  Several demo
        programs.


     Product support:
        Support and update service is available (DM 1200; approximately
        US$750)


     Available since:
        1992.


     Countries with distribution:
        Germany, UK and USA.


     Price range:
        DM 1600 (approximately US$1000) for a full source code licence.


     Vendor:
        BREDEX GmbH



          Fallersleber-Tor-Wall 23
          D-38100 Braunschweig
          Germany



     Phone:
        +49 531 24 33 0 0

     Fax:
        +49 531 24 33 0 99

     EMail:
        info@bredex.de

     URL:
        http://www.bredex.de


     Last modified:
        November 3, 1997.



  19.3.  BXwidgets/DB



     Description:
        BXwidgets/DB is a supplementary widget set to access relational
        databases.  Data can be automatically queried form the database,
        displayed in various forms, changed and stored in the database.
        All applications built with BXwidgets/DB are database
        independent.  The database access is performed by transaction-
        servers. Transaction-Server and database may reside on other
        hotsts in the network.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per OS license, no run-time restrictions.  Evaluation license
        available.


     OS provisions:
        X11R5 and Motif 1.2 must be installed.


     Documentation:
        Printed manual in English.


     Product support:
        Support and update service is available.


     Available since:
        1996.


     Price range:
        DM 4900 (approximately US$2900).


     Vendor:
        BREDEX GmbH



     Fallersleber-Tor-Wall 23
     D-38100 Braunschweig
     Germany



     Phone:
        +49 531 24 33 0 0

     Fax:
        +49 531 24 33 0 99

     EMail:
        info@bredex.de

     URL:
        http://www.bredex.de


     Last modified:
        November 3, 1997.



  19.4.  Laptop, Accelerated-X Display Server



     Description:
        Commercial grade X display server with workstation-class
        features like multiple visuals, overlays, and gamma correction
        for FreeBSD and Linux.  The AcceleratedX server drives the most
        popular laptop hardware, including the latest cards from Dell,
        IBM, Toshiba, and Neo Magic.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        No known problems with any Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        A 100 page perfect bound manual is included.


     Product support:
        Unlimited support in included.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact your local reseller, or Xi Graphics.


     Vendor:
        Xi Graphics



          1801 Broadway, Suite 1710
          Denver, CO 80202
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 298 7478

     Fax:
        +1 303 298 1406

     EMail:
        sales@xig.com

     URL:
        http://www.xig.com

     Contact:
        Kyle Fink


     Last modified:
        August 14, 1997.



  19.5.  MaXimum cde Developer's Edition v1.0



     Description:
        A complete networked desktop that enables administrators to
        integrate industry-standard PCs into existing Unix networks with
        better internationalization and the same functionality as more
        expensive workstations.  Also includes developer's tools.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        No known problems with any Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        A 100 page perfect bound manual the Accelerated-X server and a
        300 page perfect bound manual for CDE is included.


     Product support:
        Unlimited support in included.


     Available since:
        1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact your local reseller, or Xi Graphics.


     Vendor:
        Xi Graphics



          1801 Broadway, Suite 1710
          Denver, CO 80202
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 298 7478

     Fax:
        +1 303 298 1406

     EMail:
        sales@xig.com

     URL:
        http://www.xig.com

     Contact:
        Kyle Fink


     Last modified:
        August 14, 1997.



  19.6.  Multi-headed, Accelerated-X Display Server



     Description:
        Commercial grade X display server with workstation-class
        features like multiple visuals, overlays, and gamma correction
        for FreeBSD and Linux.  The AcceleratedX server drives the most
        popular graphics hardware, including the latest cards from
        Colorgraphics, STB, and Matrox.  In all, more than 10 different
        cards are supported.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.

     Licensing policy:
        Per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        No known problems with any Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        A 100 page perfect bound manual is included.


     Product support:
        Installation support in included.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact your local reseller, or Xi Graphics.


     Vendor:
        Xi Graphics



          1801 Broadway, Suite 1710
          Denver, CO 80202
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 298 7478

     Fax:
        +1 303 298 1406

     EMail:
        sales@xig.com

     URL:
        http://www.xig.com

     Contact:
        Kyle Fink


     Last modified:
        August 14, 1997.



  19.7.  OpenGL, Accelerated-X Display Server



     Description:
        Commercial grade X display server with workstation-class
        features like multiple visuals, overlays, and gamma correction
        for FreeBSD and Linux.  The AcceleratedX server drives the most
        popular graphics hardware, including the latest cards from ATI,
        Diamond, Matrox, NeoMagic, Number 9, and S3.  The lastest
        version of OpenGL from Silicon Graphics Inc.  In all, more than
        450 different cards are supported.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        No known problems with any Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        A 100 page perfect bound manual is included.


     Product support:
        Installation support in included.


     Available since:
        1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact your local reseller, or Xi Graphics.


     Vendor:
        Xi Graphics



          1801 Broadway, Suite 1710
          Denver, CO 80202
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 298 7478

     Fax:
        +1 303 298 1406

     EMail:
        sales@xig.com

     URL:
        http://www.xig.com
     Contact:
        Kyle Fink


     Last modified:
        August 14, 1997.



  19.8.  OSF-Certified Motif



     Description:
        A complete OSF-Certified Motif runtime and development
        environment.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        Per CPU.


     OS provisions:
        No known problems with any Linux distribution.


     Documentation:
        Release note that include references to well-written commerical
        reference manuals.


     Product support:
        Installation support in included.


     Available since:
        1995.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Contact your local reseller, or Xi Graphics.


     Vendor:
        Xi Graphics



          1801 Broadway, Suite 1710
          Denver, CO 80202
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 303 298 7478
     Fax:
        +1 303 298 1406

     EMail:
        sales@xig.com

     URL:
        http://www.xig.com

     Contact:
        Kyle Fink


     Last modified:
        August 14, 1997.



  20.  Other Software



  20.1.  ABACUS 4



     Description:
        The ABACUS 4 process control system is a block based software
        system for the real time control of industrial and other
        continuous and batch processes.


     Distribution media:
        Available at http://www.arosnet.se/bbab/abacus-4.980708.tar.gz


     Licensing policy:
        Per machine license.


     OS provisions:
        Tested on Slackware 3.4, expected to run on any Linux
        distribution for Linux.


     Documentation:
        Reference Manual is in HTML and included with the product.  Can
        be seen at http://www.arosnet.se/bbab/abacusmanual/index.html


     Product support:
        EMail support.


     Available since:
        July 1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$1995 per CPU, discounts for quantity.


     Vendor:
        McHedlund Associates



          c/o Bristol Babcock AB
          Fallhammargatan 2a
          S-72133 Vaesteraas
          Sweden



     Phone:
        +46 21 350450

     Fax:
        +46 21 350455

     EMail:
        abacusabacus@hotmail.com, abacus4@geocities.com

     URL:
        http://www.geocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/2275/abacus4.html

     Contact:
        Frank McNamara


     Last modified:
        July 12, 1998.



  20.2.  BBBS



     Description:
        Complete BBS package with full internal FidoNet and Internet
        support.  ISDN, mailer, mail processor, TICK, AllFix, telnet,
        FTP, finger, news, EMail, gateway, offline, VT320, ANSI,
        multilingual, multinode, Mg, full screen editor, multitask, CD-
        ROM, HYDRA, Zmodem, Kermit, BZLink, TCP/IP, voice, FAX,
        charsets, accounts, IRC, plus much much more.  Everything you
        need to run a BBS!


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskette, Internet (FTP and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Per node basis.  Shareware version can be downloaded from
        http://www.bbbs.net.


     OS provisions:
        Current version, 3.33 How, is for libc5.  Next version and
        current beta is for libc6.


     Documentation:
        ASCII and HTML documentation, English.

     Extra features and add-ons:
        Lot of 3rd party utilities.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Two node license US$60.


     Vendor:
        Foobar Oy



          Paavolankatu 3 D 34
          FIN-20240 Turku
          Finland



     Phone:
        +358 2 240 1513

     Fax:
        +358 2 240 7755

     EMail:
        b@bbbs.net

     URL:
        http://www.bbbs.net

     Contact:
        Kim Heino


     Last modified:
        August 2, 1998.



  20.3.  Clustor



     Description:
        Clustor is a program for managing large computational tasks.
        Clustor greatly simplifies a common computationally intensive
        activity - running the same program code numerous times with
        different inputs.  Clustor provides increased performance by
        distributing jobs over a network of computers and improved task
        management through a friendly user interface.


        Targeted at users who run computationally demanding tasks,
        Clustor supports all phases of running such a task: task
        preparation, job generation and job execution.  With Clustor,
        users who do not have extensive knowledge of programming
        parallel applications, such as scientists, engineers,
        researchers, are able to utilize the power of networked
        computers.
     Distribution media:
        Internet (WWW).  Optional CD-ROM.


     Licensing policy:
        A free demo licenses with limited functionality, 30 days
        evaluation licenses with complete functionality from our web
        site.


     OS provisions:
        Linux 1.2 or higher.


     Documentation:
        Web site, optional printed documentation.


     Product support:
        EMail support.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Features for load monitoring and resource sharing, network
        installation program.


     Available since:
        February, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide


     Price range:
        Starting at US$495.


     Vendor:
        Active Tools Inc.



          246 First Street, Suite 310
          San Francisco, CA 94105
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 415 882 7062

     Fax:
        +1 415 680 2369

     EMail:
        info@activetools.com

     URL:
        http://www.activetools.com

     Contact:
        Rok Sosic, Sergij Foski
     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  20.4.  FootPrints



     Description:
        The first web-based helpdesk software system.  Tracks
        problems/solutions, trouble tickets -- whatever information you
        need to manage -- and makes it available via the World Wide Web
        to your customers or users.  Resides on Unix or NT Web server;
        platform independent access using any web browser.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP and WWW).  Also available: 3.5" diskettes and
        tape.


     Licensing policy:
        Free eval available from http://www.unipress.com/cgi-
        bin/free_evals or ftp://ftp.unipress.com/pub/free_evals.


        Pricing is on a per-user basis.


     OS provisions:
        Runs with any Linux running a web server.


     Documentation:
        Online manual/help.


     Product support:
        15% of software purchase price charged for maintenance and
        updates.  Technical support via web and phone is free.


     Available since:
        January 1, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$1995 per starter pack (server software plus 3 user licenses).
        Licenses may be Group (a number of users can access your
        helpdesk, e.g. all your customers use one Group license) or
        Individual (helpdesk engineers and administrators would each
        require one Individual license).


     Vendor:
        UniPress Software, Inc.



     2025 Lincoln Highway
     Edison, NJ 08817
     U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 222 0550, +1 732 287 2100

     Fax:
        +1 732 287 4929

     EMail:
        info@unipress.com

     URL:
        http://www.unipress.com/footprints

     Contact:
        Sue Glassberg <sue@unipress.com>


     Last modified:
        August 4, 1997.



  20.5.  Aladdin Ghostscript



     Description:
        PostScript, PDF, PCL5e (2Q97), PCL5c (2Q97), and PCL XL
        interpreter.  Provides X Windows previewing, conversion to half
        a dozen raster file formats, and output to dozens of printers.
        Runs in all OS environments, not just Linux, and on any
        processor (32- or 64-bit) with a C compiler.  Can drive black-
        and-white, RGB, and CMYK devices, both bilevel and continuous-
        tone.  For more information, see
        http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/index.html.  Note that Aladdin
        Ghostscript is an OEM product only: end-user licensing is not
        available (and not necessary, since the product is free for end
        users), nor is end-user support.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes.


     Licensing policy:
        Normally per-CPU.  License normally includes source code,
        upgrades, and support.


     OS provisions:
        X11R5 or later is required for X Windows previewing.  OS-
        specific modules are available for Unix (including Linux), VMS,
        MS Windows (including Windows NT), OS/2, and Macintosh.  Porting
        to other OSs is simple: all OS dependencies are segregated in a
        single file of typically less than 100 lines of code.


     Documentation:
        Online documentation only, in English.  Currently in plain ASCII
        text; texinfo and HTML versions are in preparation.


     Product support:
        Normally included in license; by EMail, phone, and fax.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Each input language is priced separately, with a discount for
        multiple languages.


     Available since:
        1988 as free software, 1991 commercially.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Negotiated for each customer.


     Vendor:
        Artifex Software Inc.



          454 Las Gallinas Avenue, Suite 108
          San Rafael, CA 94903
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 415 492 9861

     Fax:
        +1 415 492 9862

     EMail:
        info@arsoft.com

     URL:
        http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/index.html


     Last modified:
        September 30, 1997.



  20.6.  Magician



     Description:
        Magician is a high performance Java interface to native OpenGL
        implementations allowing developers to write sophisticated
        OpenGL applications in Java.



     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM and Internet (WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        Free for personal use only.  However, personal users may acquire
        a licence affording faster technical support and the software
        for all platforms on CD and a printed manual.  Commercial users
        are required to licence the product for use.  Source code
        licences are also available.


     OS provisions:
        Runs on Linux (libc5 and glibc) based systems.


     Documentation:
        Freely downloadable javadoc API reference.  Freely downloadable
        comprehensive Programmer's Guide.


     Product support:
        Support for Magician is available via EMail, phone and fax.
        Mailing lists exist for inter-developer discussions.  The
        purchase of licences (personal or commercial) gives you higher
        priority support.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Support for all OpenGL 1.1 GL and GLU calls.  Many features of
        Aux and GLUT have also been translated to work within a Java
        environment.  Built-in, easy-to-use multiple simultaneous view
        support.  Multi-threaded rendering.  Support for direct OpenGL
        calls or polymorphic methods.


     Available since:
        June 10, 1998.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$35 for a Personal Runtime Licence.  US$200 per set for
        Commercial Runtime Licences.  Source licences pricing available
        on request.


     Vendor:
        Arcane Technologies Ltd.



          P.O. Box 3738
          Glasgow, G41 4YD
          Scotland
          UK



     Phone:
        +44 141 423 3449
     Fax:
        +44 141 423 3449

     EMail:
        magician-sales@arcana.co.uk

     URL:
        http://www.arcana.co.uk/products/magician

     Contact:
        Alligator Descartes


     Last modified:
        July 12, 1998.



  20.7.  journyx WebTime



     Description:
        A web based time and attendance tracking software product.  You
        can record and report on employee time worldwide using the power
        of the Internet, or across your entire enterprise on your
        Intranet.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes and Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Free for first 60 days of use, US$1000 plus US$25 per user
        thereafter.


     OS provisions:
        Runs on any version of Linux.


     Documentation:
        All documentation is in HTML and included online with the
        product.


     Product support:
        A maintenance contract is 15% of the purchase price per annum.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Works with any browser including text based browsers such as
        lynx.  Easy export of data to Microsoft Excel or Quickbooks.
        Free webserver and SQL database engine included in the package.


     Available since:
        August 1, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.



     Price range:
        U$1000-$10,000.


     Vendor:
        journyx



          6716 Beauford Drive
          Austin, TX 78750
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 512 345 8282

     Fax:
        +1 512 342 9379

     EMail:
        info@journyx.com

     URL:
        http://journyx.com

     Contact:
        Curt Finch


     Last modified:
        October 24, 1997.



  20.8.  LanSafe



     Description:
        LanSafe III is a UPS Power Management application.  It provides
        automatic orderly shutdown functionality in case of an extended
        power failure that should outlast the UPS battery run time.
        LanSafe III enables broadcast messages and EMail to be sent
        according to user defined power condition changes.

        LanSafe III is bundled with the following Exide Electronics
        UPSs: OneUPS Plus, NetUPS, PowerWare Prestige, PowerWare
        Profile, PowerWare Plus 5xx.  It also ships with FPS Power
        Systems UPSs: PowerRite Plus, PowerRite Max, PowerWorks A30,
        PowerWorks A40, Series 9000 and Series 10000.

        It is also possible to purchase a separate software license to
        use with a previous UPS model or an other manufactures UPS.


     Distribution media:
        CD-ROM.


     OS provisions:
        Linux kernel 2.0.  Both X/Motif based and character based user
        interfaces provided.
     Documentation:
        Online help.  Online manual.


     Product support:
        Available.


     Extra features and add-ons:
        Support for other manufacturer's UPS.


     Available since:
        May, 1997.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$149.


     Vendor (USA):
        Exide Electronics



          8609 Six Forks Road
          Raleigh, NC 27615
          U.S.A.



     Vendor (Europe/Middle East/Africa):
        Exide Electronics S.A.



          MPL House, Prescott Road
          Poyle, Colnbrook
          Berkshire, SL3 0AE
          UK



     Phone:
        +1 800 554 3448, +1 919 872 3020, +44 1753 686200

     Fax:
        +1 800 75 EXIDE, +44 1753 686827

     EMail:
        info@exide.com, info@deltecpower.com, sales_support@exide.co.uk

     URL:
        http://www.exide.com, http://www.deltecpower.com,
        http://www.fpsUPS.com



     Last modified:
        October 12, 1997.



  20.9.  LjetMgr



     Description:
        Printers from Hewlett-Packard (both laser and ink variants) have
        an extensive set of configurable options.  These options are
        normally set on the front panel of the printer.


        The most notable options are:


     o  Ccono-mode to save toner

     o  Powersave mode

     o  Page format selection

     o  Font/typeface and language selection

        With LjetManager you can directly modify these settings on your
        screen.  It is especially usefull for printers that lack front
        panel configurability (like the LaserJet 5L) or if you have more
        than one printer at your disposal.


        LjetManager sports a graphical user interface, is fully
        localizable and comes with documentation and help pages in HTML
        format.


     Distribution media:
        3.5" diskettes, Internet (EMail and WWW).


     Licensing policy:
        You can download a demo version version of LjetMgr from the
        following location and the corresponding mirror sites:
        ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/Printing  Just have a
        look for ljetmgr-2.6.README and the accompanying files.


     OS provisions:
        Needs a printer that supports PJL.  Available for Linux on
        Intel.


     Documentation:
        Complete context sensitive Help and documentation in HTML
        format.  A PostScript version is available on request.


     Product support:
        Prices include installation support and one year of free
        upgrades.  Additional support available on request.


     Available since:
        May, 1996.

     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        Please contact softWorks for current prices.  Discounts for
        educational institutions and students available.


     Vendor:
        softWorks, Richard Schwaninger



          Theodor-Koernerstr. 173
          A-8010 Graz
          Austria



     Phone:
        +43 316 686590

     Fax:
        +43 316 686590

     EMail:
        risc@ping.at

     URL:
        http://members.ping.at/risc

     Contact:
        Richard Schwaninger


     Last modified:
        August 7, 1997.



  20.10.  Synchronize/CyberScheduler



     Description:
        Calendaring and scheduling software for LANS, WANs and
        Intranets.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        Per user.


     OS provisions:
        Linux.


     Documentation:
        Take a look at our web site.
     Available since:
        1989.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide.


     Price range:
        US$100 per user.


     Vendor:
        CrossWind Technologies Inc.



          1505 Ocean Street, Suite 1
          Santa Cruz, CA 95060
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 408 469 1780

     Fax:
        +1 408 469 1750

     EMail:
        info@crosswind.com

     URL:
        http://www.crosswind.com

     Contact:
        Anne Becker


     Last modified:
        November 13, 1997.



  21.  Free Software for Commercial Hardware


  This section covers free Linux software (e.g. drivers) for specialized
  hardware.


  21.1.  Stallion Technologies Multiport Serial Boards



     Description:
        Stallion provides Linux support for its EasyIO and
        EasyConnection range of multiport cards.  EasyIO is available
        with either 4 asynchronous serial ports with RJ45 connectors, or
        8 asynchronous serial ports with RJ45 or DB25 connectors.
        EasyIO supports data rates of up to 145 Kbits/sec or 460
        Kbits/sec per port (depending on the model) and full modem
        signaling.  Drivers are available for most Intel-based operating
        systems, including Linux.  EasyIO is available for the ISA bus.
        EasyConnection is an expandable multiport solution that provides
        from 8 to 64 asynchronous serial ports in 8 or 16 port
        increments.  Both RJ45 and DB25 connectors are available.
        Features include full surge suppression, full modem signaling,
        and data rates of up to 145 Kbits/sec or 460 Kbits/sec per port
        (depending on the panel version).  Drivers are available for
        most Intel-based operating systems, including Linux.
        EasyConnection is available for the ISA, EISA and PCI bus.


     Distribution media:
        Internet (FTP).


     Licensing policy:
        The Linux driver is available at no charge and is copyrighted
        under the GNU General Public License.  Source code is provided.


     OS provisions:
        The most current driver supports all 2.0.x kernel versions.  The
        drivers are updated regularly to keep pace with kernel changes.


     Documentation:
        Hardware reference documentation provided with the boards.  The
        Linux driver package contains a README file with driver
        installation and usage information.


     Product support:
        Stallion Technologies now fully supports the Stallion board
        Linux drivers.  Software updates are available from the
        Internet.  Stallion also provides technical support for the
        hardware.  Contact Stallion support for assistance.


     Available since:
        October, 1994.


     Countries with distribution:
        World wide distribution.  Available in most countries.


     Price range:
        Prices for the serial boards vary from country to country.
        Contact your nearest Stallion Technologies office for local
        availability and pricing.  The driver package contains a file
        with contact information for all Stallion Technologies offices.


     Vendor:
        Stallion Technologies Pty Ltd.



          2880 Research Park Drive, Suite 160
          Soquel, CA 95073
          U.S.A.



     Phone:
        +1 800 347 7979

     Fax:
        +1 408 477 0444

     EMail:
        info@stallion.com

     URL:
        http://www.stallion.com

     FTP:
        ftp://ftp.stallion.com


     Last modified:
        September 30, 1997.







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