Re: Speculations on oracle buying sun
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 19:57:10 -0500
"Noons" <wizofoz2k_at_gmail.com> wrote in message
On Apr 23, 11:24 am, "Bob Jones" <em..._at_me.not> wrote:
> > How about HP? Scott McNeally once said it is a nice printer company.
> > They
> > have servers, too. There is one more company, that does AIX, zOS and
> > some
> > P6 boxes, too. If MS buys them, the circle of life would be complete and
> > could all peacefully wait for 12/21/2009, allegedly the end of the
> > world.
> >Narh. HP is too big now. Bigger than IBM. Logical candidate would
> >therefore be for M$ to buy IBM.
> > Now, *that* would be something even bigger than Ben-Hur!
> HP bigger than IBM? In what way?
- The most impoortant way: financial size.
- Look it up.
What is your definition of "financial size"? Any economist here who can explain this term?
> IBM now is like Sun in the 90s. MS will probably go on sale before IBM
- IBM is history.
Yes it made history and is still doing so. Received on Fri Apr 24 2009 - 19:57:10 CDT