Fwd: Gates helping Open Source??
ids at idisplay.com
Sat Dec 8 13:41:09 EST 2001
>"Bill Gates Gives Open Source a Boost Microsoft's Windows XP -- and all its
>clunky restrictions -- might just send you running to more versatile programs
>like Linux."Windows XP
>"Microsoft's desire to control the future of computing might provide the boost
>that open source needs."
I'm terrified to even touch Windows XP with a 10-foot-pole.
Michael S Czeiszperger & Don Rosenberg:
What was the app you mentioned that lets Word, etc. run on Linix? I don't
want to make a career out of learning curving right now; I need to share
files that run on Windows, but I need to look ahead, to the next 18 months.
From: David Matusiak <matusiak at speakeasy.net>
To: Eudora::"InterNetWorkers" <internetworkers at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Subject: [internetworkers] Gates helping Open Source??
Date: 12/7/01 2:39 PM
[from: http://ecompany.com/articles/web/0,1653,35655,FF.html ]
"Bill Gates Gives Open Source a Boost Microsoft's Windows XP -- and all its
clunky restrictions -- might just send you running to more versatile programs
"Microsoft's desire to control the future of computing might provide the boost
that open source needs."
... who didn't know that "Linux" was a "program" ...
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