from the well-of-course-he-would-say-that dept.
Rob writes "Red Hat Inc's executive vice president of worldwide sales, Alex Pinchev, has dismissed
the impact that Oracle Corp's entry into the Linux support business could have on Red Hat,
insisting Oracle does not really know what it is doing. Pinchev also described Microsoft's
recent interoperability and patent peace deal with Novell Inc as a "non-event"
and dismissed the suggestion that Linux users
are at risk of a patent infringement lawsuit from Redmond."
The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to
hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.