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XYZ Computing: Living with MSFT

Apr 09, 2006, 08:00 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sal Cangeloso)

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"All too often the desktop operating system market is looked upon as some sort of epic struggle between Microsoft and Linux. This 'versus' mentality is fun to perpetuate--and it allows Linux users to deride Microsoft as an evil empire and Linux users to be seen as sandal-wearing, open source hippies--but it is not helping anyone in the long run. Since it is clear that each party is going to be around for a long time, what is needed a bit of mannerly coexistence. While the name calling may persist, it is more important that efforts are made to enable the two operating systems to work together more efficiently than they do now..."

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