Subject: On Being Proprietary
From: Ian Lance Taylor <ian@airs.com>
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:
    http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=99/07/06/2159211&mode=thread

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).

Ian