[linux-elitists] Re: Blue Gene

Wendell Cochran atrypa@eskimo.com
Sat Oct 26 08:23:57 PDT 2002

Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 15:13:35 -0400
From: Shawn McMahon <smcmahon@eiv.com>

>`Linux will be the main operating system for IBM's upcoming family of
>"Blue Gene" supercomputers--a major endorsement for the operating system
>and the open-source computing model it represents.'

Good news indeed, but see also this reason why:

` We saw considerable advantage in using an operating system supported
by the open-source
community, so that we can get their input and feedback.'

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