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MattsHouse: Here Comes Da FUD

Mar 24, 1999, 07:45 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Chappee)

"The first thing that will happen is Microsoft will fabricate a benchmark that shows NT beating Linux in key performance areas. This will get a lot of attention as the Microsoft-sponsored reporters jump on it, pointing out how foolish their competition was for all of those positive Linux intros."

"The second round of FUD will do some serious damage. One of the big PC makers will back out of their support claiming that Linux just isn't ready for the enterprise."

"The third round will be lawsuits. Redhat, Caldera, and Transmeta will be the subject of patent infringments."

"I don't know what we can do to defend ourselves."

"there can be no peaceful coexistence between Linux and Microsoft."

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