AP/The Nando Times: Linux a Hot Topic at Microsoft Meeting
May 20, 2003, 14:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Helen Jung)
[ Thanks to Matt for
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"It doesn't top the official agenda, but as government leaders
converge at Microsoft Corp. for an annual conference, one of the
company's major competitors--Linux--is likely to be on executives'
"Microsoft had representatives from 61 countries Monday and
Tuesday at its Redmond, Wash., campus for its annual Government
"But with the disclosure that Microsoft has been using a fund to
steeply discount its software to government agencies that are
considering competitors' cheaper products, the Linux phenomenon
will doubtlessly come up..."