Linked by David Adams on Wed 24th Sep 2008 22:44 UTC, submitted by snydeq
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin has said it is time for Solaris to simply move out of the way and yield the future to Linux. 'The future is Linux and Microsoft Windows. It is not Unix or Solaris,' he claims, contending that Sun's strength in long-lifecycle apps is giving way to Linux, as evidenced by the rise of Web apps, where Linux holds a decided advantage, Zemlin claims. With capabilities such as ZFS and DTrace, Sun is trying to compete based on minor features, he says. 'That's literally like noticing the view from a third-story building as it burns to the ground.'
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Hope this is a misquote
by PlatformAgnostic on Thu 25th Sep 2008 06:39 UTC
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Who knows.. maybe Zemlin didn't quite put it this bluntly? It wouldn't be the first time that the tech press takes something completely out of context to try driving emotions. It's quite funny when they do it, except if it's your product getting slammed.

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