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Month: October 2018

Re: [trinity-users] IBM buys Linux giant Red Hat

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 23:48:24 +0100
Am Sonntag, 28. Oktober 2018 schrieb Thierry de Coulon:
> On Sunday 28 October 2018 21.57:42 andre_debian@... wrote:
> >
> >
> > Is it a good new ?
> > Can this new make reviving Linux in the public market,
> > or only in the professional cloud market ?
> >
> > André
> I don't know. It's better that IBM buys than others, I guess. When Novell 
> bought SuSE the results were not so bad.
> However I never liked Red Hat that much, so the question for me is rather what 
> effect it will have on Gnome and systemd dominance.
> Luckily (I hope) no one can buy Debian...

oh well, i'd say it is already bought .. remember systemd? that undocumented pestilence is growing like ragweed.

> As to Linux in the public market, it could be good for Linux in 
> administrations, they would like the IBM backing. For the "average user" the 
> reasons to prefer Windows are different: closed source (and only one system) 
> makes drivers more available, games, and MS Office...

"Games" is the way to get users ... feed them when they are small, harvest later :-)

> Thierry
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