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SCOUG OS/2 For You - June 1999

        
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On the web, content is king. Far more important than glitzy graphics, content makes people come back again and again.

Let's see how this month's chosen web sites measure up:


Ratings
Info
Content Links Glitz Type Site (url) and Comments
A+ B   A+ OS/2 Hobby Computer Club OS/2 User Group (http://www.steensoft.demon.nl/lustrum/html/doc.htm).  The Netherlands and all of Europe is quacking over this fine site.  Screen shots of everything -- click on "Index" for the huge software directory.
A   C+ B+ Win32-OS/2 Project ODIN (Win32-OS/2) (http://www.netlabs.org/odin/).  The Win32-OS/2 project is alive and kickin'.  Runs Win95 on OS/2.
A   C   B- Database The mSQL PC Home Page (http://blnet.com/msqlpc/).  A relational database server.  Download it, try it, and please read the docs -- you may need a Warp 4 FixPak.
A   D   A   OS/2 Virusface's HQ (http://www.quasarbbs.com/virusface/Eng/index.html).  This good looking OS/2 page lists Daniele Vistalli's current projects, including a Gifsicle port and a Presentation Manager implementation of the X Window library.
A   D   B   Server Apache for OS/2 (http://silk.apana.org.au/apache/).  Apache is a very popular HTTP server.  Brian Havard has recompiled it several different ways --- just download the one you want, configure it (read the Apache manuals) and start 'er up.
A   D- B   Programming Pentium Computer Group GCC OS/2 (http://goof.com/pcg/os2/).  For programmers.
B+ B- C+ Software Chris Wohlgemuth's Homepage (http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Sector/5785/).  Audio-CD-Creator, CDrecord/2, Bubblepad.
B+ C+ B- Zipadeedoo Info-ZIP (http://www.cdrom.com/pub/infozip/).  The free and popular zipper/unzipper.  Source code too.
B   B   B- Internet The Public DNS Service (http://www.publicdns.org/).  DNS is Domain Name Server, and this site's FAQ has a wealth of info.
B   F   C- Server Installing OS/2 Warp Server on OS/2 Warp 4 (http://www.sbt.net.au/sbt/WServeronW4/0000fm.htm).  If you don't want Aurora, there's this alternative.





This month's Duck Feather


Compare your own ISP's newsgroup count with what's on the Free & Public Newsgroup Servers list at http://www.jwp.bc.ca/clsads/news/numb.htm.





Comparing the Hits

(search engine results for various words or phrases)


http://www.*.com
Search on AltaVista Excite HotBot Infoseek Lycos NorthernLight Webcrawler Yahoo
cache 922,040 129,563 420,860 1,716,185 169,127 694,592 2,800 239
sort.dat 51 652,879 33 12 34 63 18,998 30
catenary 3,174 750 1,220 1,690 1,124 4,045 29 1,120
summertime 100,700 14,314 29,010 44,617 18,148 77,932 868 40




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The Southern California OS/2 User Group
P.O. Box 26904
Santa Ana, CA 92799-6904, USA

Copyright 1999 the Southern California OS/2 User Group. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

SCOUG, Warp Expo West, and Warpfest are trademarks of the Southern California OS/2 User Group.
OS/2, Workplace Shell, and IBM are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.
All other trademarks remain the property of their respective owners.