Re: Solaris source (fwd)

SethMeister G. (
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 22:52:56 -0400 (EDT)

> From: "SethMeister G." <>
> Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 19:24:30 -0400 (EDT)
> I don't think (despite what that dude from SGI said) that Sun is
> competing with Linux, nor do I beleive that it is their aim. Being
> a Sun employee myself (and no I don't speak for them) I can tell
> you this for certain.
> Then what possible other aim could they possibly have, especially
> since they mention Linux specifically as one of the incentives behind
> their "free Solaris source" marketing announcement?

Sorry I didn't address that one :) I don't think that announcement came
from Sun; I think it is bogus. I don't think Sun would EVER say
something like "This competes against the Linux blah blah"; it just does
not sound like them!