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ZDNet: Why Microsoft Was Right About Linux

Jan 27, 2003, 22:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Cooper)

[ Thanks to Jorge R. for this link. ]

"What do you know? Microsoft was right about Linux all along.

"Back in 1998, when lawyers for the software company tried to debunk the federal government's monopoly charge against it, they argued that the dynamics of an operating system market were inherently fluid.

"That was good for a chuckle.

"Then Microsoft's attorneys began to talk about the competitive threat posed by the Linux open-source operating system as proof the government was talking out of its hat.

"That brought the house down..."

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