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HP is talking about how HP-UX will be able to run Linux applications; so is Sun with Solaris. ISVs are going to be asking themselves, “Why should I bother to develop for a specific UNIX if I can develop for Linux and it will run on almost all UNIX platforms?”

—Dan Kusnetsky

Middleware? I think it's something that sits between something that's useful and something you can understand.

—David Sifry

You need 64-bit support; you need terabyte filesystems. IBM says the Open Source community will tackle that. I don't think so. Somebody's got to build that.

—Jonathan Schwartz, Sun Microsystems

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