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VNUnet: Why it's not all plain sailing for Crusoe

Feb 04, 2000, 18:06 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Farrell)

"George Weiss, vice president of research at analyst GartnerGroup, points out that Torvalds seems to have very little control over the final product.

'It is a very proprietary product and all the rights are reserved by Transmeta. That state of play is a long way away from the great spirit of Linux open source philosophy,' he said.

Transmeta will not even allow its customers access to the software code so that they can configure it for themselves. Crusoe comes pre-configured for Windows or Linux."

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