Inter@ctive Week: 30-second Interview: Michael TiemannFeb 19, 2000, 19:41 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)
"Michael Tiemann, founder and chief technical officer of Cyg nus Solutions, became CTO at Linux distributor Red Hat (www.redhat.com) when it bought Cygnus in December 1999. Tiemann got his start in open source code by writing the first Gnu native C++ compiler. He spoke with Senior Writer Charles Babcock.
You've said Linux is a mobile device operating system (OS).
We demoed a 355-kilobyte version last September. Now it's amazing how often embedded Linux is springing up in devices.
What does Linux bring to the embedded OS party?
Using Linux gets you to a level of integration services that can work across the enterprise."