He wants them gone. Or at least, he wants their closed, proprietary software outta here.
Now that Red Hat has become the first and only pure open-source company with a billion dollars in annual revenues, his goal is the death (more or less) of proprietary software.
HOW AWESOME !!! Sink Em'
He Says, "We got to a billion dollars by convincing the world that open source is a viable alternative to traditional proprietary software, The next step is to make open source the default choice in this next generation of computing That's what takes us from $1 billion to $5 billion and beyond."
Open source lets software users make changes and freely share the software with others. Companies that sell old-fashioned software licenses don't let users do that.
I've personally a advocate for Open Source Software and currently run Ubuntu at home, unfortunately most consumers have absolutely no idea that they have a choice oif operating Systems, i've asked handful's of friends and I would say 75% believe windows is part of the computer they have and they have no alternative.