Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 20th May 2005 20:13 UTC
SGI and IRIX Can a proprietary Unix be a desktop OS that competes with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux desktops? Although it may lack the visual effects of OS X, and installation is tricky in parts, Irix is a stable desktop OS -- possibly because it runs only on SGI's own hardware. Read the rest at NewsForge.
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they'll get bought cheap
by tim hawkins - on Sat 21st May 2005 05:12 UTC

id image someone will buy sgi after SGI's creditors jump ship and reffuse to finance their loses.

I still think their push into the itanium market and phasing out of mips/irix was so that they could get acquired.

im sure some computer company would love to add IA-64 super computers to their existing ia64 lines, or perhaps sun will buy them just for the cheap and talented employees.