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Re: [SLE] Re: Meta-discussion on the IP issues of GPUs and 3D -- 90+% of the Linux community is too ignorant for legal issues
  • From: "Bryan J. Smith" <b.j.smith@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 11:19:27 -0400
  • Message-id: <1148915968.2724.242.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-05-28 at 11:49 -0500, S Glasoe wrote:
> Don't know about killing it but taking a portion of its lunch maybe.

How much does IBM make on Itanium? Power? IBM makes over one hundred
million on Itanium -- nearly _all_ of the Itanium market (far more than
HP, who helped design the chip!), and then even more on Power as well.

It's really sad to see such statements, because that could have been a
major Caldera profit center. And that money would have been turned into
more GPL Linux development.

Bryan J. Smith Professional, technical annoyance
Americans don't get upset because citizens in some foreign
nations can burn the American flag -- Americans get upset
because citizens in those same nations can't burn their own

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