internetnews.com: Ballmer Vs. Linux, IBM and Novell
Jul 13, 2004, 22:30 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer came out swinging--verbally and
even physically at times, at the Worldwide Partner Conference where
he mocked open source technology, Linux in particular, while
touting opportunities on the company's own platforms.
"During a keynote address here Tuesday, Ballmer also identified
Novell customers as prime targets for Microsoft's partners to pick
off as potential new customers..."