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IT Management Linux News for Oct 28, 2000

  • Enterprise Linux Online: Why Use a Roadmap When You Can Call a Taxi? (2000-10-28 22:16:46)
    "The absence of someone in a suit who can describe the long-term direction of an open source project is described by some people as an insurmountable barrier to the adoption of open source solutions. Not surprisingly, the people voicing this opinion are often promoting solutions from commercial vendors which feature a standard product roadmap. The fact that, in retrospect, these commercial roadmaps often suffer from major flaws is immaterial."

  • The Standard: Transmeta? You Betcha'! (2000-10-28 20:49:51)
    "You'd be crazy to try to compete with Intel (INTC) , yes? No, said Linux-namesake Linus Torvald when he started Transmeta , a company to do just that. Now, he's set to take Transmeta public, just as the company's processors are gaining traction in the mobile-computing marketplace."