Is Yahoo! moving from FreeBSD?
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Fri Feb 25 19:49:16 GMT 2005
Ted Mittelstaedt writes:
> That might be true but what is also true is that when such managers
> win, they win very very big.
Big risk, big potential return. But not everyone wants to gamble.
> So big that in the sum total of things, their wins bring in far more
> money to the company than anything that the conservative managers do.
Sorry, but I really don't see how replacing Windows with an open-source
solution or anything of that nature would bring in far more money to any
> Open Source/FreeBSD isn't playing it safe, but it isn't a reckless risk
Technically it's not much of a risk, but politically and in business
terms it can be a considerable risk.
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