In article <3B4B4F3B / operamail.com>,
Benjamin J. Tilly <ben_tilly / operamail.com> wrote:
>Lothar Scholz <llothar / mailandnews.de> wrote:
>>On Wed, 30 May 2001 07:44:58 +0900, Glen Starchman
>><glen / enabledventures.com> wrote:
>[...]
>
>Off of the top of my head, the following small companies are
>based on open source and as far as I know are doing just fine:
>Loki, Crynwr, Sleepycat, Stonehenge, Ars Digita, Scyld,
>Aladdin...

And in this particular product space there is ActiveState which has been 
making noises about supporting Ruby ...  They seem to be doing well.

Companies doing embedded Linux seem to be doing OK as well.

Phil