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> From: "Lee Sharp" <lee@insync.net>
> Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 13:53:45 -0500
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> I saw this and wondered if it was too late to put it in the distrib, or if
> we even wanted to...
>             Lee
> ------->
> "A Hard-Drive partioner for Linux, under opensource license"
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> MandrakeSoft - publisher of the popular "Linux-Mandrake" distribution
> - announces DiskDrake, a complete hard-drive partioner available for
> Linux now (beta version) and for Windows(tm) soon. DiskDrake is
> published under the terms of the General Public License (GNU).
> Recently, a new need for hard-drive partioners has been felt with the
> growing success of Linux: people often want to install Linux on their
> PC without having to remove Windows(tm). So, in order to free some
> place for Linux they usually need to resize their disk partitions,
> which is still a delicate operation, only permitted by some
> hard-to-use text based programs like "fips" or other proprietary
> software.
> We, at MandrakeSoft, have choosen to release our own full-featured
> graphical partioner freely (under the terms of the General Public
> License). DiskDrake currently runs under Linux. A Windows(tm) port is
> envisaged.
> The first released version of DiskDrake is beta software, but it
> should improve rapidly with the contribution of the free-software
> community.
> DiskDrake will of course be integrated in the next version of
> Linux-Mandrake.
> DiskDrake can be discovered and downloaded from:
> http://www.linux-mandrake.com/diskdrake/
> All developpers with sufficient knowledge in Linux, as well as in
> Windows(tm) programming can join the project. Debug it and add some
> new great features in it!

It is too late.   Pity.  :-(

			Jean Francois Martinez

Project Independence: Linux for the Masses