"The Chairman of Redhat Inc. (NASDAQ:RHAT) said today he was
ready to reach out to the resulting applications company if the
Justice-proposed Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) remedy were put into
"The Redhat CEO said the applications company would have a
strong motivation to dovetail its work with competing operating
systems, including Linux and Unix."
"Just give me the phone number," Bob Young, Chairman of the
Linux company, told RadioWallStreet.com in a program exploring
fallout from the Justice Department announcement. "We'll be ready
to work with them."
"He also said the technology of the desktop computing world had
been held back by the Windows stranglehold, and innovation would
only come with a fresh start unhindered by the existing
"1980s-based binary" model. "The desktop problem will be solved by
replacing the whole windows technology model," Young told the
panelists of the Linux League."
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