____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 06 September 2007 16:57 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> ____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 06 September 2007 14:46 : \____
>>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> Sun looking to buy software companies
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>| "I am not going to tell you which companies we are going after," he said
>>>>| at an analyst day in New York.
>>> This is very very interesting - I predict some significant consolidation
>>> in the linux supply market. I wonder if they're after Red Hat?
>>> Mandriva might be a less expensive bet, though.
>> RPM based? Murdock?
> Well, it won't be Debian! Maybe they'll resuscitate progeny, or perhaps
> make a grab for one of the others, like Mepis, say? Or will we see a
> joint-venture with Ubuntu? Perhaps even a buy-out?
Well, we needn't fear Sun, but I think that they'll stick with OpenSolaris.
Linux buyout won't make much sense, IMHO, for purely technical reasons (never
mind community reactions).
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | Windows: backward-compatible, even for viruses
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