__/ [ Ray Ingles ] on Thursday 11 May 2006 14:19 \__
> On 2006-05-11, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>| It's bad enough when Microsoft strong-arms other software vendors
>>| into submission as a means of thwarting competition. But when it
>>| engages in underhanded tactics to intimidate users in order to
>>| land a software deal, we have a very disturbing situation on our hands.
> My favorite quote:
> "So why was someone in a sales position leaning so hard on AWC about a
> supposed licensing compliance concern?"
> Given Microsoft's recent financial issues (lower profits, increased
> spending, etc.) I think they may be on a revenue push. If they use a lot
> of tactics like these, that could backfire.
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