August 27, 2001

Sun still cool on Linux

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET: "Sun remains virtually alone in following a proprietary Unix OS and chip
architecture road map, basing its future on its Solaris OS and Sparc
processors. "Sun refuses to buy into the common logic that vendors
who choose the Intel platform architecture can lessen their lock-in to a
tightly coupled hardware architecture and operating system," Quandt
said. "They're ideological about their strategy."


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