Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 29th Oct 2004 02:18 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation KeithMerrington has a first look at the new eCS 1.2, and includes some screenshots.
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Why did IBM push Linux instead?
by ThreeHits on Fri 29th Oct 2004 12:13 UTC

(I'm not trying to start a flame war...this has always been something I wondered)

I wonder why IBM did not continue with OS/2 and even opensource it, as opposed to beginning to push Linux a few years ago. It seems that they would have been very successful if they adopted an opensource model with OS/2 and in some areas OS/2 would have been more mature than Linux was.

This is just one of those tech things that I've never fully understood. OS/2 was really a great product that could have become (maybe) what Linux is today.

Just wondering if anyone knows..