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Subject: ==> ODT 2.0 Dev Sys <==
Organization: The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
Date: Wed, 20 May 1992 20:48:14 GMT
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                         PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT
 
May 20, 1992 ... The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. (SCO) is now accepting
orders for  Release 2.0 of the SCO Open Desktop Development System for
386 and  486 computers  based on Industry Standard Architecture (ISA),
Extended Industry  Standard  Architecture  (EISA),  or  Micro  Channel
Architecture (MCA).  Upgrades for  users of earlier versions will also
be available. Product and availability information follow:
______________________________________________________________________
 
PRODUCT NAME:  SCO Open Desktop Development System
 
DESCRIPTION: The  SCO Open  Desktop Development System is a supplement
  to the  SCO Open  Desktop Personal  System  or  Server  System  that
  provides  the   ideal  foundation   for   a   software   development
  environment. It includes a rich set of industry-standard Application
  Programming Interfaces  (APIs), programming toolkits, libraries, and
  utilities  to   help  produce   networked,  graphical   UNIX  System
  applications for distributed computing environments.
 
  Because  the  SCO  Open  Desktop  Development  System  is  based  on
  industry, government,  and  de  facto  open  systems  standards,  it
  protects  investments   in   software,   hardware,   training,   and
  development. As  a result, applications can be created that run on a
  wide range of systems, are portable to a wide range of environments,
  interoperate  in  heterogeneous  networks,  and  are  scalable  from
  desktop to data center.
 
  Release 2.0  of the  SCO  Open  Desktop  Development  System  is  an
  enhanced  version  of  the  SCO  Open  Desktop  Development  System.
  Specific enhancements  have been  made to  the core  SCO UNIX System
  development environment,  bringing the  system to  the  Version  4.0
  level of  the SCO  UNIX  Development  System,  as  well  as  to  the
  networking  interfaces   and  programming   utilities.  Release  2.0
  includes shared  libraries for  both X11R4  and OSF/Motif 1.1, and a
  new graphical  debugger, dbXtra,  for improving  C and  C++  program
  development productivity.  The SCO  Open Desktop  Development System
  documentation has  also been  improved by including more examples to
  facilitate applications development.
  
PRICING: Contact your SCO supplier.
  
AVAILABILITY:  First  customer  shipments  of  the  SCO  Open  Desktop
  Development System  Release 2.0 and the SCO Open Desktop Development
  System Release 2.0 Upgrades are anticipated in June, 1992.
 
NEW FEATURES IN RELEASE 2.0:
 
  - Updated Microsoft C 6.0 Compiler, CodeView debugger, DOS
    libraries, OS/2 libraries, and Microsoft loader
 
  - Advanced, graphical debugger, dbXtra, which includes both
    character and X Window System interfaces
 
  - Software maintenance toolkit
 
  - Complete Version 4.0 of the SCO UNIX System V/386 Release 3.2
    Development System
 
  - Interfaces and libraries that support long filenames, symbolic
    links, and Network Information Services (NIS)
  
FEATURES:
 
  - Complete set of libraries for each of SCO Open Desktop's
    integrated system services: UNIX System, networking, graphical
    user interface, and DOS integration
 
  - SCO UNIX System development tools including C compilers,
    linkers, assemblers, visual and symbolic debuggers, UNIX
    utilities, source-code control system, and cross-development
    libraries
 
  - Industry-standard X Window System and OSF/Motif development
    tools with support for shared libraries to build consistent user
    interfaces
 
  - Extensible networking development tools and libraries for
    TCP/IP, NFS, Streams/TLI, and LAN Manager-based systems
 
  - Standards-based  APIs  which  support  Intel-based  platforms  and
    peripherals
  
SPECIFICATIONS:
 
  System Services:  SCO UNIX System development tools with Microsoft C
                    and AT&T portable C compilers, CodeView, MASM
                    Assembler, SVID-2-compliant utilities, XENIX, DOS,
                    and OS/2 cross-development libraries, and more
 
  Graphical User    X Library (Xlib) routines (X11R4)
  Interface:        X Toolkit (Xt) Intrinsic routines
                    OSF/Motif Toolkit (OSF/Motif 1.1) and Style Guide
                    User Interface Language (UIL) Compiler
                    dbXtra - Graphical debugger
 
  Networking        TCP/IP Development System
  Services:         NFS Development System
                    LAN Manager (NetBIOS/int5c Library)
                    Streams/TLI
                    Link Layer Interface (LLI)
 
  MS-DOS Services:  PCLIB (PC-Interface) Libraries
  
DOCUMENTATION INCLUDED:
 
  Development System Release and Installation Notes
  Development System Permuted Index
  Software Mastering Toolkit Guide
  PC-Interface Extended Library
  Microsoft LAN Manager for UNIX Systems int5c Programmer's Guide
  SCO TCP/IP Socket Programmer's Guide and Reference
  SCO NFS Programmer's Guide and Reference
  Encyclopedia
  Developer's Overview
  Developer's Topics
  Programming Tools Guide
  Debugging Tools Guide
  User Interfaces Guide
  Programmer's Reference Manual (Volumes 1 and 2)
  X Toolkit Guide
  OSF/Motif Programmer's Guide
  OSF/Motif Reference
  X Library
  
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
 
  Software:         Release 2.0 of the SCO Open Desktop Personal
                    System or Server System
 
  Hardware:         Any 386 or 486 computer based on Industry Standard
                    Architecture (ISA), Extended Industry Standard
                    Architecture (EISA), or Micro Channel Architecture
                    (MCA)
 
  Media:            5.25" or 3.5" diskette, 60-Mbyte QIC-24 tape, or
                    CD-ROM
 
  Display:          Monochrome, VGA, Super VGA, XGA, and higher-
                    resolution megapixel adapters (support for 16,
                    256, 32K, and 64K colors)
 
  Mouse:            Bus or serial
 
  Network:          3Com, Western Digital, IBM Token-Ring, and other
                    leading boards
 
  RAM:              10 Mbytes minimum (includes Personal System RAM
                    requirements)
 
  Disk Space:       60 Mbytes minimum (in addition to base operating
                    system requirements)
  
NOTES:
 
  The  SCO Open  Desktop Development  System Upgrade  is primarily
  designed to  take users  of previous  SCO Open  Desktop  Development
  System releases  to the  Release 2.0 level. Each Upgrade consists of
  complete media  distribution  and  documentation.  The  Release  2.0
  Upgrade performs  an intelligent,  in-place upgrade  on Release  1.1
  systems, or  may be  used to perform full re-installation of Release
  1.0 systems.  Users may  upgrade  their  diskette-based  systems  to
  cartridge-tape or  CD-ROM  distribution  at  the  indicated  prices.
  Cartridge-tape distribution  requires a  3.5" 135tpi  or 5.25" 96tpi
  floppy disk  drive plus  QIC-02 or  SCSI tape  controller and  drive
  capable of  handling 60-Mbyte  QIC-24 tape  format. To  install  the
  Upgrade, customers  must use  their  previous  Activation  Keys  and
  Serial Numbers.
 
  Standalone  documentation sets,  as well  as  upgrades  to  take
  existing UNIX  System V  or SCO XENIX System V users to the SCO Open
  Desktop Development System, will also be made available.
    
  For  reproduction pricing  information on  the SCO  Open Desktop
  Development System  Release 2.0  Upgrade, contact  the SCO  Products
  Business Unit.
  
  Available  separately is SCO C++, an advanced, object-oriented C
  development system.
  
    
SCO, Open  Desktop, SCO  MPX,  SCO  SoftTech,  and  SCO  SoftCare  are
trademarks, registered  trademarks, or service marks of The Santa Cruz
Operation, Inc.  in the U.S.A. and other countries. All other brand or
product names  are or  may be  trademarks of, and are used to identify
products or services of, their respective owners.
 
The Santa  Cruz Operation, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify
any of the product specifications or features described herein without
notice. This  product summary  is for  information only.  SCO makes no
express or implied representations or warranties in this summary.
 
All references to the SCO UNIX Operating System or the SCO UNIX System
refer to the SCO UNIX System V/386 Release 3.2 Operating System.
 
Copyright (c) 1992 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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