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Re: [vox] FWD: How Linux helps Microsoft
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Re: [vox] FWD: How Linux helps Microsoft



On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 09:58:58AM -0700, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> Here is an excerpt:
> 
> "Microsofties say they were more worried about Linux a few years ago, 
> when it was a truly free program, spreading on its own, from user to 
> user, like a virus. Now that Linux costs real money, and is sold by 
> buttoned-down blue suits from IBM and Novell, Microsoft feels more 
> confident. Microsoft has beaten these guys, badly, in operating system 
> wars before."

Why read the rest, when it is amazingly clear that the author hasn't
the beginnings of a clue? Neither sentence is even remotely connected
to reality, though there are clear connections to apparently
successful MS FUD.

-- 
Micah J. Cowan
micah@cowan.name
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