NEWS -- As of March, 2002, we have
packaged the bidwatcher v. 1.3.2 at SourceForge, and submitted
a patchfile with the packaging. We have also updated our FTP
site, with the new content.|
We now return you to our regularly scheduled content ...
has become, as of mid-2000, the '500 pound gorilla' of the online
auction sites. To maintain a portfolio of items being watched (i.e., bid
watching), to automate bidding, and particularly, to facilitate last minute
placement of bids, which is called 'sniping', this tool runs in a
X desktop. It formerly used the Qt tool kit, ver. 1., but
has been re-coded to use Gtk+ v. 1.2 in the SourceForge tree.
We have built a SPEC file, and set up an FTP mirror site, holding the
current pristine source, and RPM and SRPM files for users of that packaging
See also FTP copies at:
Owl River Bidwatcher FTP site
The SourceForge branch
of BidWatcher has re-awakened in August 2000. As of March 2002,
it is nice and functional. One of its CVS committers, Jan Sturnus,
maintains an advance release page here.