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Groklaw: Sun and Brand X Open Source

Sep 29, 2004, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"How quickly they forget. It was May of 2003 when Sun and Red Hat entered into a 'global partnership agreement' and Sun put out a glowing press release about their new life together, their President Jonathan Schwartz, then executive vice president, saying this:

"'The combination of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Sun's x86 systems affirms our commitment to the open source community. This relationship is the first of many efforts we expect to drive together with Red Hat on the Linux and Java front... The combination of Java and Linux gives customers a compelling, cost-effective, and reliable alternative to proprietary offerings from Microsoft...'"

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