Look you guys, If aol actually buys or develops a user friendly Linux, then believe it or not, MS will become an also ran. Linux is even more stable than xp, and the open source will make all refinements much cheaper to develope than MS will ever be able to duplicate. The ONLY reason Linux isn't the dominant os it should be, is the image of being a daunting undertaking to use. If AOL markets this with any proficiency at all, I'm buying all the AOL stock I can get my hands on.
Oh, man, I eagerly await the outcome of this one. Despite the massive amount of idiot-proofing AOL would build on top of it, I'm sure their tech support lines will be swamped within minutes by people who managed to rm / their systems.....
I guess everyone's expecting Aol to f&&$* up Linux the same way they did Netscape...don't be rediculous...red hat is already pretty good,and there'll be lots of betas before Aol does some seriouse marketing, and all they'll to have to do is expand Redhats support anyway, so What'll Billy do? Of course with his resources, he'll be able to find another product, but he will DEFINATELY go out of bussiness if he trys to compete in Os vs. Os.
EP, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS