Subject: Canadian Corporate News on Corel, GraphOn and Linux
From: John Gilmore <>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 13:38:18 -0800

(Excerpted.  Corel bought a chunk of GraphOn in return for some of its
Java technology, including its R&D office in New Hampshire.  This move is
pitched as to free up resources for more Linux work!  --gnu)

>                         Corel Continues to support emerging technologies
>                         Corel intends to further redeploy resources to
>                         support the exciting NetWinder(tm) family of
>                         Linux-based thin client/thin server computers and
>                         applications such as the recently released
>                         Corel(r) WordPerfect(r) 8 for Linux.
>                         "There are immediate opportunities in the Linux
>                         field which require the attention of many of
>                         Corel's hardware and software engineering
>                         resources," said Cowpland. "Linux is stable and
>                         provenon a wide variety of platforms and Corel has
>                         committed to porting all its major applications to
>                         Linux to provide cross platform compatibility."
>                         Corel Corporation is an internationally recognized
>                         developer of award-winning graphics and business
>                         productivity applications. Development of
>                         market-leading products such as the CorelDRAW(tm)
>                         line of graphics applications and the Corel(r)
>                         WordPerfect(r) Suite of business tools is
>                         continually evolving to meet the demands of the
>                         corporate, retail and academic markets. Committed
>                         to performance, compatibility, value and open
>                         standards, Corel develops products for the
>                         Windows(r), Macintosh(r), UNIX(r), Linux(r) and
>                         Java(tm) platforms. Corel's common stock trades on
>                         The NASDAQ Stock Market(sm) under the symbol COSFF
>                         and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
>                         COS. For more information visit Corel's Web site
>                         at