GlobeTechnology.com: Software makers board Linux bandwagonJun 25, 1999, 09:51 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Gooderham)
Thanks to Joe for this link.
"Firms such as tiny e-smith could become the norm with growth of the new, freely available operating system."
"E-smith inc. is not your average software maker.
"The company's staff, executive and board of directors are just Kim and Joseph Morrison, an Ottawa couple with computer backgrounds who are looking to make inroads in the network-server community.
"Their main product, called the e-smith server and gateway -- software that allows a series of computers to be joined in a network -- was developed and brought to market in only three months earlier this year.
"The company has no burglar alarms or lawyers protecting its intellectual property, an area usually closely guarded by software makers.
"In fact, you can have a look at e-smith's entire source code -- the logic and thinking behind software -- and pick up the product for free over the Internet."