__/ [Au79] on Tuesday 27 December 2005 21:52 \__
> IBM is strengthening its partnerships with the two leading Linux
> distribution companies, Novell and Red Hat. The two vendors have joined
> the likes of SAP and Cisco as the top 10 partners in IBM's strategic
> alliance program.
This sounds very encouraging. Maybe large corporation are jumping into the
Open Source pool before they get left out and miss out. How reassuring!
Around November 10th there was a story on CNN that stated:
"Three of the world?s biggest electronics companies ? IBM, Sony and Philips
? have joined forces with the two largest Linux software distributors to
create a company for sharing Linux patents, royalty-free."
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