Re: 2 thoughts. . .

Johnie Stafford (
Sat, 20 Jul 96 08:24 CDT

>>>>> "ac" == Alan Cox <> writes:

>> on the net. What we need to understand, however, is that we cannot
>> improve our relationship with Sun in particular, and other hardware
>> developers in general, if we employ error messages like the one above.

ac> Sun are being difficult to a lot of people about Linux stuff, not all of
ac> Sun just bits and I've no idea if its a corporate thing or just individuals.

ac> Look at it on the good side, if we are putting the shits up Sun we are
ac> really getting somewhere.

Look at Sun's OS markets. The biggie is Sparc. Their only real
competition there is with themselves (Solaris vs. SunOS). (No offense to
SparcLinux, but it will be a long time before it makes Sun grab their
wallet :) Their other market is the x86 PC/Unix market. In this market
Linux is the competition.


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