Re: Darwin Continues Open Source Evolution

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From: Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Date: Thu Dec 07 2000 - 07:40:58 PST

IBM had a big announcement about in Linux News about the
biggest commercial Linux deployment ever. They were claiming
it was 13M. I'll have to look up the article when I get
into the office.


Ernest Prabhakar wrote:
> Thanks. I presume you were referring to:
> "Since Mac OS X is scheduled to begin shipping in the near future, this
> coupling is expected to make Apple the largest distributor of open source
> software,"
> So, I would actually love to see some counter-examples, if any exist.
> Figure we typically sell 3-5 million machines per year, plus another 1-2
> million of software upgrades. Are any of the Linux distributors anywhere
> near that? Does even an FTP site like come close?
> -- Ernie P.

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