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AllLinuxDevices: Editor's Note: Microsoft is Your Friend, and Other Useful Tidbits from Salon

Aug 30, 2000, 19:52 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Hall)

"...If Xbox succeeds, it will be a 'rich gaming experience' for Microsoft as it plays "Run to the Bank Laughing"; and for its chummy partners, who will sigh with relief as the next generation of gaming turns out to be "Elbow Out the Little Guy" once more."

"Leave it to the pros," is what's being said by the developers happily jumping on the Xbox train, which ought to ring eerily familiar to anyone who's ever had to put up with anti-Linux propaganda about the unreliability of "a disorganized band of developers" being entrusted with the creation of a world-class operating system."

"With dollar signs in their eyes, they're likely to say anything just about now, and some will even be babbling... er... professing their love for the benevolence of Redmond as they're quietly bought out or knocked off if they write anything better than what Bill's pushing on the market."

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