October 18, 2000

Inserting Linux wherever they can

Author: JT Smith

SignalGround has a feature on a company's employees working Linux into use there. "The company that employs Tom and me builds big pieces of food processing
machinery that cost upwards of $400K. Each machine includes an embedded
PCs running -- and I cringe -- NT 4. While the company's legacy currently
dictates NT, those of us at the lower levels of the totem pole work to wedge
Linux in wherever we can. What follows is a short story of a successful
insertion that turned out to be (gasp!) financially beneficial to the company,


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