• Subject: RE: CNN / InfoWorld article on Linux vs. NT (with some AS/400 referen ces)
  • From: Lurton Keel <Lurton.Keel@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 12:21:53 -0600

My .02 is that this operating system resides in the public domain (great).
No one company owns it (good) but also no one is really plotting a course
for it (bad).
I know you can buy commercial versions (Red Hat) but you can also get free
versions off of the web.
I also agree that it won't replace OS/400 but it can all ready replace NT
and UNIX in a lot of circumstances (IBM would love that).
I also read somewhere that Linux as it exists today supports clustering
which NT can do but only in small groups.

        -----Original Message-----
        From:   Pat Barber [SMTP:MBOCEANSIDE@postoffice.worldnet.att.net]
        Sent:   Thursday, March 25, 1999 10:39 AM
        To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
        Subject:        Re: CNN / InfoWorld article on Linux vs. NT (with
some AS/400 referen ces)

        Does anybody besides me find it funny that IBM is now looking
        at Linux(Unix Lite) >>>>>>> I do not wish to participate in any
        W/xx  finger pointing, 
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