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TidBITS#476/12-Apr-99

Some software is just hard to pin down. UserLand Software’s Frontier 6 defies easy classification: is it a scripting architecture, a Web server, or a hybrid database application? This week, Matt Neuburg explains what Frontier is and why version 6 is worth examining. Also this week, Jeff Hecht bemoans the sad state of fax software, and we note releases of Suitcase 8, Acrobat 4.0, StuffIt Expander and DropStuff updates, and a stock tool for Excel.

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Extensis Unpacks New Suitcase 8

Extensis Unpacks New Suitcase 8 -- After resurrecting Suitcase from Symantec's Macintosh product graveyard (see "Extensis Rescuing Suitcase" in TidBITS-466), Extensis announced today that a new version of the venerable font control utility is now available via Extensis's Web site

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Frontier Demystified

Frontier 6.0 has recently been released by UserLand Software, along with a series of press releases consisting of incomprehensible jargon cemented with gobbledygook