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WSJ: Puffins guide HP on Linux trail

Mar 18, 1999, 22:41 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lee Gomes)

"HP is funding the Puffin Group to adapt Linux for its computers."

"... personal gain was the last thing on anyone's mind when the Puffin H-P project began last October at a Linux convention in Atlanta. Over pizza, the Puffins -- named after a big-billed sea bird, in tribute to Linux's official mascot, the penguin -- discussed their next venture. They seized on H-P's PA-RISC line of computers, which are widely used in business and engineering but hadn't inspired a Linux adaptation. No one in the group actually used the machines; that wasn't the point. "We dove into it because it hadn't been done," says Beard.'

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