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Japan Times: World goes loony over Linux

May 16, 1999, 23:23 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Boyd)

"The free operating system created by the people for the people is driving some of the people insane."

"... the Microsoft haters grinning in glee because they see Linux as the one technology Bill Gates surely has no answer to."

"Signs of this interest were seen at a recent talk on Linux given at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan. It attracted around 100 attendees, when such technology topics at best rarely draw half that number. But then the talk's title was "Is Microsoft Doomed?"

"Sorry folks, but this madness is driving me crazy. If you believe Bill and his Microsofties are going to roll over and let themselves be squashed, you really are living in cuckoo land."

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