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Upside: What's Up Sleepycat?

Sep 15, 1999, 21:08 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Williams)

"Now that Wall Street has endorsed the whole Linux phenomenon, placing its $6 billion market-value stamp on market front-runner Red Hat Inc., it's only a matter of time before companies that really ought to know better start weaseling their way into the open source act."

"Even as we speak, a team of 12 executives is holed up in some Jackson Hole lodge, eating lard-filled sugar cookies and debating how to cram the words "open source" into the corporate mission statement without going over the self-imposed 40 word maximum..."

"Before businesses race to jump on the open source bandwagon, however, they might want to take a small lesson in restraint from Carlisle, Mass.-based Sleepycat Software Inc."

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