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Salon.com: Is Linux The Real Remedy?

Nov 06, 1999, 16:17 (10 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Ville Oksanen for this link. ]

"The open-source camp welcomes the findings of fact. But some think that Linux doesn't need the courts to beat Redmond."

"To advocates of open-source software, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's finding that Microsoft unfairly wields monopoly power is less than revelatory. As open-source evangelist Eric Raymond noted while reading through the findings of fact: "If Microsoft didn't deserve this so richly I would say it was brutal -- I've seen nothing here with which I would disagree."

"Except for one thing, "I think he underestimates the competitive threat of Linux," says Raymond."

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