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Dec 11, 2000, 12:55 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine M. Campbell)

"Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy recently lit a fire under the Linux community."

"At a Gartner Group symposium, he claimed that Unix was the same as Linux, and that Sun is the biggest and best Unix company ? which, to McNealy, meant that Sun would be the "number one" Linux company."

"Linux advocates were not pleased. And according to published reports, an IBM director and Microsoft's CEO both felt that McNealy was completely off-center, that McNealy's statement meant that Sun just doesn't understand the open-source operating system."

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