[svlug] No global warming for penguins

John Conover conover at rahul.net
Fri Jul 19 01:51:58 PDT 2002


Hi Rafael, but the wise business person knows that a strategy to
survive the storms is as important as a strategy to exploit fair
winds:

    http://www.johncon.com/john/correspondence/020508170137.5425.html
    http://www.johncon.com/john/correspondence/020713124406.21053.html

Any idiot can survive fair winds.

        John

Rafael Skodlar writes:
> One would think that in economic downturn people would look into low
> cost alternatives in any business aspect including IT infrastructure.
> That should be good for Linux but the stock market shows otherwise.
> 
> So it seems that another Linux company 'bytes' the dust:
> http://linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2002-07-19-011-26-NW-BZ-TL
> 
> What a difference 2 years make. What's going to be there to see at the
> Linux Expo this year? Boxes of old CDs, some Linux ORGs, old memories,
> and perhaps a hanful of true Unix vendors.
> 
> What's left of Linux in general? More and more broken RPMs based on
> RedHat distribution, and Debian with little or no commercial support.
> 
> Penguin is on cold ice again.
> 
-- 

John Conover, conover at rahul.net
http://www.johncon.com/





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