[plug] [plug-ctte] Ebay is Anti-Linux!

Daniel Foote freefoote at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 08:34:23 WST 2007

> maybe a subtle bit of subliminal poison, but maybe accidental. Isn't
> ebay one of the biggest commercial success stories run on linux? You see
> penguins popping up everywhere these days -especially after the success
> of a few penguin movies lately.

EBay are not one of the "Linux success stories" - they've always been
a Windows shop.

Response Headers - http://www.ebay.com.au/

Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0, Apache-Coyote/1.1
Cneonction: close
Content-Encoding: gzip
Content-Type: text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Length: 13496
Expires: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 00:30:45 GMT
Cache-Control: max-age=0, no-cache, no-store
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Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 00:30:45 GMT
Connection: keep-alive
Vary: Accept-Encoding

200 OK

The "Apache-Coyote" surprised me, but some Googling shows that it is a
Java connector. In any event, the backend is Windows.

Daniel Foote.

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