[AUUG-Talk]: Proprietary Unixes (Dead?)
David.McDonald at semagroup.com.au
Thu Oct 4 10:40:35 EST 2007
Should MacOS X also be included in the list below?
And if so, do you consider it proprietary Unix (as in the whole package)
or open source (as in the Darwin kernel)?
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> Are the Unixes that are proprietary dead or dying:
> * AIX - IBM tout Linux these days
> * HP-UX - HP tout Linux / Windows these days
> * Solaris - Is moving towards going Open Source
> * IRIX - is dead?
> * DEC UNIX - is dead?
> * SCO's offerings - is dead?
> Apart from Sun's Solaris, do any of the proprietary Unixes
> have enough backing to keep them going, in terms of market
> share? Do they have enough capital to remain competitive with
> each other, with Microsoft and with the open source offerings?
> I tender they don't. I could be wrong...
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