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High Performance Linux News for Sep 19, 2001

  • Computer Graphics World: Linux Invades Hollywood (2001-09-19 14:08:30)
    "Another Windows pitfall was support. While SGI listened closely to the film industry, market-driven Microsoft did not. The studios realized they must learn to help themselves. To involve themselves in OS development, necessary for their specialized high performance graphics needs, requires access to the source code and more important, a community of others working to do the same. And, it would be a lot easier to port to a more similar, Unix-based OS. Open source Linux was the obvious choice."