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____/ Goblin on Friday 15 Jul 2011 09:20 : \____
> On 15/07/11 09:16, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Avoid anything "Linux" from Amazon. The company is just servicing the
>> Washington neighbours from Redmond.
> I would look at it as yet another example of success for Linux (should
> Microsoft come a knocking for cash).
> It's very interesting that something which Ballmer allegedly referred to
> as a "cancer" is now becoming an integral part of their revenue stream.
> Its rumoured that Microsoft has made more money from Android than it has
> with its own Windows Phone, whilst that personally is no surprise, it
> says alot for the future of Microsoft.
I should add: 2 years ago someone informed me that Microsoft had sacked
Phelps for failing to extort Red Hat (Microsoft's real target). Later
it seemed like he wasn't quite fired, he just worked on a propaganda
book along with Microsoft colleagues (including Bill Gates). The book was
intended to scare vendors into paying Microsoft for patents it won't
Microsoft is tomorrow's SCO. What will be Microsoft's new shell?
Microsoft Licensing was set up recently. It's not about products
anymore, just coercion.
~~ Best of wishes
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