Now Sun's JVM is a beautiful thing. And it is Sun's JVM that will
take hardware customers from IBM to Sun. When it comes to heavy
lifting, for the same money, Sun's JVM running on Solaris and Sun
hardware will outperform the corresponding offering from IBM -- I
reckon. And IBM knows it too. And the gulf will only widen.
The opposite is happening. Sun is shrinking and IBM is gaining, stop
dreaming, live the real world. IBM is doing more than anyone else in and
for Open Source/Linux. Sun in the Desktop they released are closed
sourcing Linux and do not even mention in the copy I bought that it is
Linux or that it is GPL. It reads like the Solaris license. Scott McNealy
is Bill Gates's new buddy and they both do not like what Linux is doing to
their own market. Why you write this irrational slander onto a Linux list
is beyond me.
As I said ... stop dreaming. Why would anyone buy Sun hardware these days
if they spend a third of the money for the same performance for an IBM