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Re: [SLUG] Microsoft Executive Says Linux Threatens Innovation
- To: Martin <writeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Microsoft Executive Says Linux Threatens Innovation
- From: Dean Hamstead <deanh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Feb 16 14:05:01 2001
- Cc: Rick Welykochy <rick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Organization: PCL
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(*) I'm an American, I believe in the American Way. I worry if the government
encourages open source, and I don't think we've done enough education of
policy makers to understand the threat.
Sounds like cold-war propaganda. Lol. MS are really peeing their pants
at the moment. Its quite obvious that Linux is rocking their boat.
It does sound a lot like cold war propaganda, but cold war propaganda is
among the most successful that has ever been. I think Australian's find
that "American Way" stuff really wierd sounding, but I bet it sounds
quite patriotic and honourable to many Americans.
Americans are generally alot more patriotic that Australians. Which is a
little od when you first come across it. Im not going to get into the
whole 'australian' attitude thing.