[SunRescue] OT: AS/400 stuff

Devin L. Ganger rescue at sunhelp.org
Tue Jun 5 15:07:03 CDT 2001

On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 02:23:44PM -0400, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Ken Hansen wrote:

> > IBM *controls* the market, and has no reason to offer low-cost OSs.
> Then why did IBM need to make OS/390 unix compliant?  Sure, they might
> control the market, but if they don't attract developers, then customers
> won't keep coming either.  Why do you think they have a new program giving
> free access to linux partitions on their zSeries machines to developers?

They own the market today.  They've learned enough to make sure to take
steps today so that they still own the market tomorrow.

Devin L. Ganger <devin at thecabal.org>
find / -name *base* -exec chown us:us {} \;
su -c someone 'export UP_US=thebomb'
for f in great justice ; do sed -e 's/zig//g' < $f ; done

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