Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 26th Feb 2003 08:05 UTC
SGI and IRIX "A long time ago, in an economy far, far away, computer manufacturer Silicon Graphics Inc. was a powerful force. Hollywood studios courted its executives. They spent hundreds of millions of dollars on the company's colorful and whimsically named machines - "Indigo," "Crimson" and "Onyx," among others. [...] Not anymore. Consumed by its own ambition and wounded by the surging popularity of the free Linux operating system, SGI has lost its star power in Hollywood." Read the article at NewsObserver by P.J. Huffstutter.
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Re: SGI is now becoming a state company...
by MattPie on Wed 26th Feb 2003 15:59 UTC

Government money is as good as anyone else's. It's not the the government is a cohesive unit either, you have to treat like a bunch of customers, they just end up being grouped into a category.

Much like a transmission company, it only has automotive customers.