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    SubjectRE: Solaris source (fwd)

    Personally, I think it's GREAT that Sun may be competing with Linux.
    What better marketing can we have? ("Gee, Sun thinks Linux is a genuine
    threat. Maybe it's a real OS after all - I'd better check it out!")

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    >From: David S. Miller[]
    >Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 1997 4:35 PM
    >Subject: Re: Solaris source (fwd)
    > From: "SethMeister G." <>
    > Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 19:24:30 -0400 (EDT)
    > I don't think (despite what that dude from SGI said) that Sun is
    > competing with Linux, nor do I beleive that it is their aim. Being
    > a Sun employee myself (and no I don't speak for them) I can tell
    > you this for certain.
    >Then what possible other aim could they possibly have, especially
    >since they mention Linux specifically as one of the incentives behind
    >their "free Solaris source" marketing announcement?
    >I don't know, if they have other real incentives behind this act, so
    >be it. But people are certainly going to view it as being a "Sun
    >vs. Linux" thing no matter what the truth actually is.
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