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Re: [News] Another Win for Linux in the Restaurant

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____/ Mark Kent on Monday 03 November 2008 14:29 : \____

> Chris Ahlstrom <linonut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
>>   this bit o' wisdom:
>>>> Wasn't McDonald's on SCO systems?
>>> Yes, it was. I read that somewhere as well. It seems to have upgraded.
>>> McDonald's pilots Linux-based electronic signage
>>> http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS7373469582.html
>>    http://www.sco.com/5reasons/
>>    Case Study: McDonald's
>>    "The everyday business of a McDonald's restaurant requires a stable
>>    operating system that can give round-the-clock performance," said John
>>    Doty, Director of US Information Technology for McDonald's Corporation's
>>    Store Systems. "We are very pleased with the performance of SCO UNIX.
>>    SCO's platform has provided us with a very stable and reliable system.
>>    SCO UNIX has been a dependable platform for thousands of McDonald's
>>    restaurants over the past 10 years and we're looking forward to migrating
>>    our restaurants to the current version."
>> Then again:
>>     Jun 11 2004, 7:26 am
>>     Newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.misc
>>     From: FyRE <F...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>     Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 12:26:02 +0100
>>     Local: Fri, Jun 11 2004 7:26 am
>>     Subject: Mc Donalds dumps SCO
>>     http://www.novell.com/news/leadstories/2004/jun7/
>>     Couldn't help grinning at this announcement. SCO's biggest (maybe
>>     only?) remaining customer dropping them like a bad habit in
>>     favour of a modern operating system.
>> Of course, Novell's link is broken.
>> That poster had a funny sig, too:
>>    "War: The way Americans learn geography"
> Perhaps McDonalds will have a bit of money to spend on improve their
> food?

Or salaries? These places are sweat shops.

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