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Re: Problems installing FC4 on Dell Optiplex GX620



On Sun March 19 2006 9:14 am, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Myth User wrote:
> > BTW Informix is owned by IBM if there was ever source for this out there
> > I never saw it.  IBM is not in the habit of giving stuff away.
>
> IBM DOS - MS DOS - (someone ran off with the OS system)
> It sounds like IBM does subcontract and give stuff away.

http://www.research.ibm.com/dx/
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/
http://techupdate.zdnet.com/techupdate/stories/main/0,14179,2860394,00.html
http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ibmpl.php
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A17842-2004Sep13.html

While one could quibble details about each of the above links in relation to 
Myth User's statement, the gestalt is fairly clear - IBM is very much in the 
newly acquired habit of giving stuff away....
-- 
Claude Jones
Bluemont, VA, USA


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