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Re: [SLUG] Linux from M$ (The Register)
- To: jasonb@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Linux from M$ (The Register)
- From: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Jul 7 19:30:02 2000
- Cc: Steven downing <steven.downing@xxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
I think that one risk might be that M$ might start a distro push by
stealth, not using the M$ image but still using the massive power of their
LANNet Computing Associates <http://www.lannet.com.au>
On Fri, 7 Jul 2000 jasonb@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Actually I could see them doing it, if only to make a mess of the
> linux standards process. (ie - we will be different for the sake of being
> This would effectively be information sabotage where they would be forcing
> the greatest fear of IT companies - fragmentation of Linux distributions.
> They have done it before, and they will do it again.