Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> ____/ Mark Kent on Tuesday 20 November 2007 15:42 : \____
>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> ____/ Mark Kent on Tuesday 20 November 2007 09:22 : \____
>>>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>>> Linux faces up to Microsoft
>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>>| "In the future there will be only two worlds of software - the open and
>>>>>| the closed one - and I believe that the open world of Linux will grow
>>>>>| rapidly as more and more countries adopt the platform to develop
>>>>>| software," Zemlin said.
>>>> He's being very cautious. He speaks about the run up to "equal" usage,
>>>> but neglects to mention what happens next.
>>> Under Zemlin's reign, that's the point when Microsoft joins the Linux
>>> Foundation as a Gold Sponsor (think OSI). He would welcome them like Snow
>>> White and the witch.
>> Maybe, I really don't know. I think that the Linux Foundation is trying
>> to pilot a difficult course between the monopoly of Microsoft and the
>> anarchy of the Free Software world. Bear in mind that much of the
>> target audience for LF is CIOs, many of whom have been at the brunt end
>> of MS publicity for many years. Probably the LF needs to sound
> Yes, I know, and you're right. I did recognise that in the past. Zemlin should
> have called for "respect for Windows", not for Microsoft. Microsoft is a very
> corrupt company because of the people who run it. There is nothing to respect
> Oh, look what .sig was drawn _at random_ this time. Perfect fit.
Hehe, that was funny.
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