From: Thomas Bridge (thomas at domain medianet.ie)
Date: Mon 13 Sep 1999 - 15:52:21 IST
On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Mike Knell wrote:
> > "Future Publishing is launching a Linux Magazine in the UK soon (expect
> > a
> > press release on that any day now), however the web site team are
> > interested in receiving products for review..."
> Hmm - it wouldn't be the first. I don't know what happened at the end
> of the story, but the somewhat ill-fated "Linux World" did, IIRC, manage
> to squeeze out a couple of issues before the publisher threw in the
> towel and either did a bunk with everyone's money or refunded everyone's
> money - can't remember which.
To be honest, I'm not surprised at Future - I've suspected for a while its
a matter of when they were going to do this rather than if.
I remember a spate of "Internet" magazines coming out about four years ago
- Future's .net is the only one I think remaining.
Personally I reckon this is great news - Future's magazines tend to be a
very high (if glossy!) standard generally.
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