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CNN: "I Don't Do Windows" transcript

Feb 25, 1999, 12:46 (4 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Andrew Bowser for this link.

"HATTORI (voice-over): Bill Gates and his huge Microsoft monolith don't scare easily, just ask the Department of Justice. But the billionaire Harvard dropout has said, even his empire could fall to the next big idea hatched by some genius in a garage.

BOB YOUNG, LINUX: I'm not an expert -- watching Microsoft, but I do know that so many of my users would prefer to use any product other than a Microsoft product, if given a choice.

In a way, Bob Young hopes to be the guy in the garage. His weapon is a software program called Linux, which many computer developers claim is better and more powerful than Microsoft Windows. And believe it or not, it's free.

(on camera): How do you make money doing that?

YOUNG: That's a $64 question. It's one of the innovations that Red Hat has been credited with."

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