[linux-elitists] Ethicc v. Pragmatics (was: Why haven't you switched to MacOS X yet?)
Karsten M. Self
Tue Jan 14 19:29:12 PST 2003
on Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 10:08:41AM -0500, Shawn McMahon (email@example.com) wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 12:51:22AM +0000, Karsten M. Self said:
> > Microsoft in the small to mid-sized server space. Similarly the
> > overwhelming success of GNU/Linux over all comers in the
> > embedded/handheld space, largely based on costs, capabilities, and
> > flexibility.
> You lost me there. Is Linux really seeing overwhelming success over all
> comers in the handheld space?
Speaking of which, sniped from the SVLUG list:
From: John McDonnell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 14:42:06 -0800 (PST)
To: "Silicon Valley Linux Users' Group" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [svlug] Linux enters the new device market
It would appear that on Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Don Marti did say:
> I thought Sony was using MontaVista's distribution:
Sony and Matsushita, the parent company of Panasonic, are working to
gether on creating a distribution for use in consumer electronices.
It was on /. in mid December
The Sony press release is here:
Montavista's efforts are separate, as detailed in this Yahoo! News story:
Basically, Sony and Panasonic have no real desire to sell the distro, but
will use it in house.
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