[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed May 5 14:34:20 CDT 2010
gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 09:44:52AM -0500, Jonathan Patschke wrote:
>> It's curious how people seem to be surprised that Oracle's purchase of
>> has not prevented Oracle from continuing to act like Oracle. For the
>> purposes of the Sun community at large, IBM would've been a much better
>> host body for the ghost of Sun Microsystems.
> Why? IBM already has competing products in all of the lines that SUN had,
> except the X86 which they sold off.
Actually, IBM didn't sell *that* line of x86 stuff off. They only sold
off the low-end stuff.
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