VNU Net: McNealy goes NT about Linux

“Sun CEO Scott McNeally engaged in a round of Microsoft-bashing
at last week’s European IT Forum. … Describing Linux as a
‘better way to do NT than NT’
, McNeally tempered the praise
with his opinion that the freeware OS was the right way to go
about doing something fundamentally wrong – implementing a
fat-client OS.
… Gary Barnett, senior analyst at Ovum, said
that McNeally was shooting himself in the foot by praising Linux
because the freeware OS was more likely to be a competitor to
Solaris than NT.”

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