AOL in Negotiations to Acquire Red Hat

Eugene Leitl Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Mon, 21 Jan 2002 10:35:55 +0100 (MET)


On 21 Jan 2002, Gary Lawrence Murphy wrote:

> peer-support, and MSDOS freeware is legendary).  IMHO, fostering that
> paradigm jump (from consumer to participant) is the only way open
> source is going to make the leap into mainstream computing, and if I

Um, what makes you think we would want Linux become more popular than it
is today? Arguably, it is already becoming too popular for it's own good.

> had to bet money on someone likely to have a business plan to do that
> fostering, AOL Time Warner is as good as any.