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InfoWorld: Open-source development grows with Linux

Jun 24, 1999, 09:10 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack McCarthy)

"Imagine you are Jim Ewel and you work for Microsoft, the most successful software company in the world. You are a busy man, as marketing director for the forthcoming Windows 2000 operating system. But you keep hearing annoying reports about the explosive growth of Linux..."

"It hasn't been fun. Like any good, competitive businessman trying to maintain your edge, you set up a team to keep track of Linux, and the Wall Street Journal in May called you a "Linux stalker." You've had about enough of the open-source philosophy..."

"Sorry Jim..."

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