[CentOS] IBM buying RedHat

Tue Oct 30 17:54:17 UTC 2018
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 10/30/18 12:47 PM, Mark Rousell wrote:
> On 30/10/2018 16:40, mark wrote:
>> Linux was IBM's silver
>> bullet on a free platter. I mean, *how* many operatings systems do you
>> want to support...?
> Yup, it must cost them a pretty penny to maintain all those proprietary
> operating systems (especially when you include their mainframe ones). I
> suspect that Linux

I would add "and FreeBSD" here. Mentioning only one of BSD descendants, 
the one with largest userbase.


> will eventually replace i and AIX -- eventually. But
> I bet there are some significant clients who are still willing to pay
> money to keep them going.

Valeri Galtsev
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