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Wired: On the Wrong Side of History [Red Hat's CEO Matthew Szulik on Microsoft's Recent Comments]

Feb 26, 2001, 13:40 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Szulik)

"Remember that rhyme you said as a kid: "I'm rubber, you're glue, everything you say about me sticks to you?" At Red Hat we've been reminded of that lately, as each week seems to bring a new round of Linux and open-source bashing from Microsoft."

"First, Doug Miller says of Linux: "There's very little value in free."

"Then Steve Ballmer says that Linux is the biggest threat facing Microsoft (at least he got that part right). Now James Allchin says that open source is the "intellectual property destroyer... the worst thing to happen to the software industry" and the thing that "kills innovation."

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