But I'm no longer nervous about talking to enterprise customers about Linux and that is a big change. We consider Linux a tier-one platform that will be available for all our server products and we have made a major commitment to support it.
It's a great indication from the federal government of the need that's in the area.
We pay the principals to make this decision. If he makes a bad decision, it's on him.
We're going to start looking into that.
But you need a good something else, and Linux is a good something else. I predict Linux will grow even faster than NT. We will have real competition at the operating system level and that is good for everyone.
In the Dayton area anymore you use to see vehicles drive by and there would be a lot of smoke. We don't see that in the area anymore.
They know we're looking for money.
I think that people actually would rather pay $30 a year for cleaner gasoline than $20 dollars a year, or every other year and take their car in a get it E-checked.
Nine months ago we wanted to help Linux move forward, but we had to move behind the scenes. I'm no longer nervous about talking to enterprise customers about Linux.