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osOpinion: Mainframe Advice for Linux Developers

Jan 18, 2002, 12:06 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ben Pracht)

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"Comparisons of OSes and their corresponding hardware usually only include some form of Unix, Windows, Macintosh and the occasional BeOS or OS/2. That narrow perspective unjustifiably leaves out mainframe OSes that continue to play a major role in computing these days. If you ask me, there's one OS that is especially suited to borrow ideas from the mainframe world. That OS is Linux. Why? Because it and other mainframe OSes have so much in common already."

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