[kwlug-disc] Is MS humbling down?

john at netdirect.ca john at netdirect.ca
Thu Aug 13 14:26:34 EDT 2009


kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 08/13/2009 02:16:55 PM:
> From: Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
> It now seems to me that the deal MS made with Novel wasn't so it 
> could kill Linux, but mostly so it could catch up with reality. The 
> reality that businesses run Linux and they must integrate.

Microsoft has taken a few steps on a journey of a thousand miles. The day 
they make one of their main applications work on Linux they will have 
arrived.

Still expect Microsoft to lock customers in, screw the small developer (
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/blogs/markets/the-close-microsoft-loses-lawsuit-wins-gains/article1249784/
) and manipulate standards (
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-10308909-16.html).



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