Who Are The Real Friends of Linux and Free Software? Or, Linux Is Still a Dirty Word
Oct 21, 2008, 23:02 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
"The responses, in my occasionally-humble opinion, were worthy
of Redmond itself.
"The first response was a feeble dodge about how users of
Motorola set-top boxes were already using Linux. But as Ken pointed
out, the Linux part was not visible and users of these boxes have
no idea what's inside. Then two more panel members chimed in:
""Your question really ought to be aimed at the folks who make
money specifically because it's Linux...."
""You won't see IBM advertising any operating system on
television...you may see us offer solutions, services, and
products...Linux is a component to build other things.""