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Old 04-01-2003, 06:20 AM   #1
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big news-microsoft buys linux

just came across this , microsoft buys linux

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Old 04-01-2003, 06:25 AM   #2
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try this link for the important info i got-
Old 04-01-2003, 06:37 AM   #3
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Very interesting.

But wait, what's that I see under the 'Created' heading???.......
Old 04-01-2003, 07:40 AM   #4
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april 1
Old 04-01-2003, 08:45 AM   #5
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And it starts.. a whole day of these silly spoofs & jokes

-- cute
Old 04-01-2003, 11:33 AM   #6
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I hate April 1. You can't trust anything you read on the net for the whole day.
Old 04-01-2003, 11:51 AM   #7
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Absolutley Irellavent to the link as I gather it to be usless mumble and written by someone hopless in written text that dose not involve expression ,someone mentioned to me that Win$oft was thinking of Embedding Apache into IIS,

They were not joking however they had no idea what they were talking about either when I comes to M$ Servers.

But The above is what I was told.
Old 04-01-2003, 05:40 PM   #8
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I think I like the summary best of all...

In a move that is bound to humiliate many people who take things too seriously....
Old 04-03-2003, 06:18 PM   #9
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Yeah some people will believe it.
"There are only two things that are infinite: the Universe and Human Stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the first one"
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Old 04-03-2003, 06:27 PM   #10
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I think the nicest 1 april joke was on Distrowatch:

Old 04-03-2003, 10:29 PM   #11
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Well the problem with this article would be even this: no person or company can buy Linux. Its not a company, its a kernel that is given away for free under the GPL and maintained by many people and decision making made by one person.

Oh well.. I wouldn't ever fall for an article like that one..


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