[rescue] (Oracle Adopting Linux) is not good news,
patrick at zill.net
Thu Jan 31 21:41:38 CST 2002
On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 10:21:54PM -0500, Al Potter wrote:
> Depends on your POV.
> The serious hardware manuactures (SUN, etc) will still continue to
> manufacture serious hardware. Linux allows them to get out of the OS
> business. All they have to do (as opposed to creating and maintaining the
> entire OS) is port the kernel to their architecture.
> IBM seems to have gotten the idea...
They are claiming to have gotten some sales of zSeries machines
specifically because of Linux.
> I predicted this about --8-or-9-- years ago, and mostly got laughed at. Of
> course, one of the folks I was talking to was Bob Young of RH.....
Would love to hear more about this.
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