Re: Speculations on oracle buying sun

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 19:57:10 -0500
Message-ID: <W6tIl.16969$>

"Noons" <> 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
> does.

  • IBM is history.

Yes it made history and is still doing so. Received on Fri Apr 24 2009 - 19:57:10 CDT

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