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Computerworld: Users Wary of Linux Report

Sep 17, 2003, 19:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carol Sliwa)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Microsoft Corp.'s strategy of getting out 'the facts' on Linux by commissioning analyst firms to prepare reports comparing Windows with the open-source operating system may not have the impact the company had hoped.

"The minute that Mark Schunder, a software developer at a major automaker, saw a news story last week on Computerworld's Web site about the latest Microsoft-commissioned report... he dismissed it as 'very suspect' and said he didn't bother to finish reading it..."

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