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Wired: Transmeta Takes Linux Plunge

Mar 14, 2001, 13:44 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leander Kahney)

"...The release of Midori Linux could raise conflict of interest questions for Torvalds."

"Torvalds has the last word on new features in the Linux kernel, and has avoided working for Linux distributors to maintain his neutrality."

"But now that the company he works for has released Linux software, does Transmeta have a fast track to new features beneficial to the company? "

"Adding fuel to the fire, there have been complaints recently that Linux hasn't addressed the needs of computer manufacturers at the other end of the scale -- makers of the "big iron" that run server farms and data processing centers."

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