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ItWorld Canada: Open Source: Looking for an Opening

Dec 06, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Catherine Morrison)

[ Thanks to noyfb for this link. ]

From the Contributor:

"The article starts out a bit out of step because it is missing the following introduction from the main paper-based article body.

"'Unbreakable Linux,' says the full page ad on the back cover of the Economist. It goes on to say, in case you don't already know, that 'everyone knows Linux costs less. Now it's faster and reliable too.'"

[Article continues]

"That's IT giant Oracle, peddling open-source products to the world. But Oracle is not the only giant in the forest. Since the late 1990s, IBM has had its own major commitment to research and development in open source. In 2001, the industry biggie sealed its promise with a $1.3 billion investment in the development of Linux-based products..."

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