[linux-elitists] index-linux.com

Justin F. Knotzke shampoo@cam.org
Mon Jan 10 07:03:24 PST 2000

Deirdre Saoirse wrote:
> Over the next few days, I will be putting up the pages for the Linux
> Index, following in the footsteps of the Dilbert Index and other like
> things. It will, of course, be a stock index of Linux-related companies
> that will track how the Linux industry as a whole is doing.
> I'm particularly fond of the Ratbert index. :)
> http://www.dilbert.com/comics/dilbert/financial/index.html
> I'm intending on breaking the index into three chunks (which may mean
> several separate indexes):
> 1) Core Linux Businesses: VA, Red Hat, Cobalt and others who make all
> (or nearly all) their $ from Linux. This one's the easiest category as
> it's relatively small.
> 2) Linux hardware and software vendors: Dell, Tivo, Sun, IBM, Oracle.
> 3) Infrastructure companies: those companies who USE Linux to form their
> core infrastructure. Companies like Burlington Coat Factory. I think Cisco
> would qualify as well.
> Thoughts? Flames? Comments? Anyone want to be a part of the research arm
> to determine who goes in what category?

	I think it's a FAB idea. Maybe you could get the people over at
User-Friendly to do some graphics.. ;)


Justin F. Knotzke
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