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internetnews.com: China's Red Flag Joins Unbreakable Linux

May 08, 2003, 14:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"The booming Chinese market for Linux solutions witnessed the birth of another alliance Wednesday, as home-grown market leader Red Flag Software joined Oracle's Unbreakable Linux program through the company's Oracle China subsidiary.

"The alliance means that Oracle has now brought two of China's largest Linux distributors--Turbolinux (through the UnitedLinux consortium) and Red Flag--into its fold, where it hopes to crack what is shaping up to be one of Linux's strongest worldwide markets.

"Spurred by the Chinese government's strong endorsement of the platform, Linux has been growing by leaps and bounds in the country. The Evans Data '2002 Chinese Developer Survey, Vol. 2,' released last November, found that 65 percent of Chinese developers expected to write a Linux application this year and 44 percent said they had already written at least one. Additionally, the research found that intentions to use Linux as a primary host operating system this year were expected to leap by 175 percent..."

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