Chicago Tibune: Comdex Q&A: Linus Torvalds, on the battle against MicrosoftApr 20, 1999, 12:09 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Darnell Little)
Thanks to Jonathan Yenkin for this link.
"Q: What do you believe Microsoft really thinks of its Windows products?"
"A: I bet they aren't very proud of it, from a technical point of view. Any programmer you talk to doing Windows level programming, at some point he really wanted to change something, and he couldn't because there were programs that were dependent on it. I suspect the technical people inside Microsoft aren't proud of what they are doing. They may be proud of being part of the most successful software corporation ever, but I don't think they are proud of the code...."