Is Yahoo! moving from FreeBSD?

Anthony Atkielski atkielski.anthony at
Wed Feb 23 16:23:57 GMT 2005

Jorn Argelo writes:

> I don't think that they would. That'll be a massive migration involving lots
> and lots of costs. They have to pay for RedHat Enterprise too. The only reason
> I can think off is that they want support.

Support is a pretty big reason for most companies.

In a few years, RedHat and its ilk are going to cost just as much as
Microsoft software, and they'll have all the same disadvantages (but
without all the advantages).  It will be hard to tell them apart.


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