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Microsoft's Nathan Myhrvold in 1998: GNU/Linux is a "Serious Competitor"

Sep 18, 2009, 14:36 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

[ Thanks to Roy Schestowitz for this link. ]

"The comparison between Free(dom) software and communism is always demeaning and misleading. One reader has just sent us this new piece, which he described as a “Nice article on HuffPost about Corporatists (Microsoft) vs Capitalists (Red Hat).” People must remember what capitalism and free market are about; Microsoft never complied with some of the most basic rules, which is why it spends so much time in the courtroom.

"Today’s Comes vs Microsoft exhibit is Exhibit PX06482 [PDF], which is 5 months older than Myhrvold’s bashing of GNU/Linux that ended up as scaremongering (the sky will fall if Free software wins)."

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