[linux-elitists] IBM cont...

Karsten M. Self karsten@ix.netcom.com
Sun Feb 25 01:51:51 PST 2001


on Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 10:01:22AM -0500, Douglas J. Hunley (root@hunley.homeip.net) wrote:
> Ruben I Safir - Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO wrote:
> > 
> > http://cnet.com/news/0-1006-201-4922288-0.html?tag=mn_hd
> > 
> > --
> 
> while this _is_ good news, it's not great. IBM jumped ship cause they
> found an alternate solution that has broader implications. See the blurb
> on http://arstechnica.com about it for the details

Andrew Orlowski (the Register) has been tracking this story -- I think
he broke it.  He's skeptical of the IBM withdrawal -- there's a proposal
by Pheonix (same as the BIOS people) which looks largely equivalent.
Hit the Register's archives for details.

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