UK graphics firm goes Open Source
solaris vs. linux network stack comparison a developer's perspective
Introductory note - linux kernel developers from the inner circle (who I perceive usually as an arrogant bunch of cenceited individuals) claim that...
Hmm.... It seems this guy hedged his bets with windopes and micoshaft until it turned around and bit his butt off. Now he wants to run to Linux because of that - but I wonder if its not the same old windopy ways of doing business he is turning to Linux user base with! I mean, open office draw would defeat almost anything out there for vector graphics. Visio etc is nowhere to be seen with Open Office 2's Draw and its translucent vector graphics features that allows any sort of shapes to be made and snap points to be added at will that will remain connected when you move objects around. There is also Karbon14 and a few others waiting in the wings. So there is nothing new he can offer except take resources and try to beef up his product lines. The usual free labor approach!
Firstly as far as I am aware, all an EULA violation can do is remove your right to use the software. quotes are mainly headings in the articles "Do not criticize...
Had he supported the GNU-Linux platform a way back, his position would not be as stupid as it is now. He would be developing products and selling stuff people want and then be in a position to supply even greater things.
The same applies to all other companies holding out against GNU-Linux just because micoshaft told them so. Windriver$ being a famous example of a micoshaft only house thats now desperate for any (Linux) business they can get.