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Microsoft's German Campaign to Warn Retailers Against Linux "Disadvantages"

May 09, 2001, 18:30 (43 Talkback[s])

Rafael Peregrino writes:

On the German Microsoft web site there's a white paper (in German) that intends to warn retailers against the main Linux "weaknesses". With the title "What every retailer should know" they've made a list of such weaknesses, each of the listed items followed by old well-known Microsoft anti-Linux arguments. One of this arguments is that Linux is insecure due to its open source nature, because this allows each user to find security flaws on the system, which is not possible with Windows.

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[AltaVista's Babelfish provides a serviceable enough translation for the highlights. -mph]

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