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vous 05-15-2003 12:45 PM

Is it me or did MS show a little respect to Linux just now?
 
"...He simply smiled and responded that "we were neither unconcerned nor unaware of Linux; we just tried not to show it!" ...."

Check this out:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/61/30718.html

trickykid 05-15-2003 12:57 PM

Discussions or links relating to Microsoft belong in the General forum, where this one has now moved to.

mcleodnine 05-15-2003 01:05 PM

Nope. They're just taking a turn on the SCO dance party. Giving a nod to IBM & Intel's contributions to Linux and OSS and affirming its enterprise capabilities helps to gel SCO's argument that the kernel project achieved its current state due to 'exposure' to SCO's source code.

macewan 05-15-2003 01:24 PM

=)

"To kick things off the company acknowledged that it lost credibility in the past by criticising the Linux core (kernel and web server stack). It accepts that this core now possesses credibility in the commercial world."


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