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LinuxWorld: An Open-Source Challenge to Messrs. Gates & Ballmer

Oct 28, 2003, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wesley Parish)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Dear Sirs

"I see you have been active again in making interesting--and to some degree highly amusing--statements about Free/Libre Open Source Software and the many and varied people who make up its community.

"I in particular would like to thank Mr Ballmer for your entertaining expose of Linux's deepest, darkest secret--that it can seriously worry the senior executive of a convicted predatory monopoly, without that ever having been the intention of its principal software designer and initial developer.

"I would also like to thank you for humming and hawing around the question of the release of source code to people who can use it, in the light of the new MVP source code entitlement program. Well, are they deserving members of the Windows development team or not...?"

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