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LinuxToday.com.au: Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before

Aug 20, 2000, 23:06 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by BillBennett)

[ Thanks to renai43 for this link. ]

"A shudder went down my spine when I read news reports suggesting a consortium of high profile IT companies had formed to push Gnome as an alternative desktop to Microsoft Windows."

"My first reaction was to pray that Sun Microsystems wasn't among the 13 'open source' vendors leading the Gnome charge. Unfortunately it is."

"Sun has a long history of launching into madcap schemes to unseat Microsoft as the dominant software company. While the rhetoric is often high-sounding enough and larded with plenty of common sense ideas, Sun's motives are, shall we say, less than pure."

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