__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Thursday 06 April 2006 22:37 \__
> begin oe_protect.scr
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> __/ [ John Bailo ] on Tuesday 04 April 2006 01:26 \__
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> | IBM continues to build on its 100 million dollar investment (EDIT:
>>>> | it's now 300 million) in Workplace software for Linux, which includes
>>>> | the 'Migration to the Penguin' initiative. Today, IBM continues to
>>>> | grow the Business Partner ecosystem through support of a series of new
>>>> | Business Partner technologies based on IBM Workplace technology and
>>>> | available to run on Linux to help customers realize the cost
>>>> | efficiencies of open source technologies.
>>> It's pretty sweet that after 2 decades of trying to write an OS, that
>>> they off and walked away with Linux and are now making paper with it.
>> They are putting money into it, too. Everyone else benefits.
> This is the raison d'etre of the GPL.
...Which is why it's winning, too.
I will be back on top of things soon and will return to posting regularly.
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