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Thu Aug 3 15:09:28 PDT 2000
> > * Monterey ... I don't know where this is going.
> North, at the rate of about 4 inches a year, along with the rest of the
> Pacific Plate. Which is about 4 inches/yr. faster than the OS
*giggle* and it's a fave convention site for USENIX conferences.
> > In the deal Caldera got 15,000 ISVs and a sales force. In six months
> > there may be existing customers still buying copies of UnixWare or
> > Open Server but the new people will be going with Linux. Support
> > should quickly transition to the Linux camp.
> Interesting how things change. When I first proposed SAS on Linux to
> the SAS Institute, the response whas that they already supported x86
> Linux under Slowaris86 and SCO, and through the Intel ABI compatibility
> standard. Now Linux *is* the iUnix binary compatibility standard, SCO
> is dead (or good as), and .... what's happening with Solaris86 these
Last I heard it actually got upgraded to pretty-close and is therefore
usable (by those who favor Solaris). But FreeBSD and Linux both beat it
up for being designed for the wimpy PC platform.
> BTW, is there any control retained over the Unix trademark by SCO
> or Caldera? We might finally be really close to saying Linux *is* Unix
> by that (meaningless) metric too.
No, SCO hasn't owned the (tm) part for a long while. The Open Group had
it last I heard. Of course that's why Linux and FreeBSD both call ourselves
"unix-like" - the Open Group is waaaaaaaaaaay not interested in being Open.
* Heather *
A 386 can outperform a Pentium II easily. It just depends
what hardware is in it, and what you're trying to do with it.
In this case, the 386 has a -working- power supply...
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