Oh, and on the topic of Microsoft & FreeBSD, this article might also prove interesting: http://www.crn.com/sections/BreakingNews/breakingnews.asp?ArticleID=27727 Too bad MS isn't doing this sort of thing with OS/400. (Or perhaps thats good...?) On Sat, 15 Dec 2001, Scott Klement wrote: > > Here is a another, similar story: > http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/28/23348.html > > Interesing how often FreeBSD suddenly is coming up in the Midange-L > mailing list, isn't it? > > The story that you're referring to states that "Microsoft offers disparaging > remarks about open-source solutions". That's not really true. Microsoft > has never made disparaging remarks about FreeBSD. Microsoft's remarks > have all been against the GPL licensed products such as Linux. > > Here's an article that touches on that. > http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2775033,00.html > > IMHO, Microsoft has tried elimining both OS/400 and FreeBSD from their > company, but Windows just isn't able to replace them. It's just not > robust enough. > > > On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Jim Franz wrote: > > > > we've talked (at great length about MS using AS400s in part of it's >operations. > > It seems we're not the only one > > Apparently parts of Hotmail run on "open source" BSD. > > http://www.osopinion.com/perl/story/15295.html > > > > no debate needed, just a fyi > > jim > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > >
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