"Not long ago, commentators were referring to mainframes as
dinosaurs, heading for extinction. IBM's mainframe revenues
were clearly in decline and high-end Unix servers, including
even IBM's own variety, were threatening its existence. Things
were looking decidedly grim for the dinosaurs. That was until the
dinosaurs did a deal with the Linux penguin. According to
popular mythology, this is how it happened." More at IT-analysis.com.
November 20, 2001