Subject: On Being Proprietary
From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Date: 8 Jul 1999 11:11:09 -0400

Our esteemed moderator's essay arguing that hardware vendors should
prefer open source has appeared on Slashdot:

No particularly insightful replies yet (unless you count the one which
cleverly suggests that Russ is a paid shill for Microsoft by arguing
that there are actually no such people on Slashdot).