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LWN: A look at Microsoft's Linux Myths

Oct 06, 1999, 17:18 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)

"This week Microsoft took the gloves off and put up this page about "The Five Linux Myths." It would appear that the long-awaited Microsoft counteroffensive has begun. This is certainly not the last that we will hear from them."

"The document makes a number of points, some of which are better than others. Let's look at a few of them..."

"As can be seen, Microsoft's document is partially truthful, partially not. It is not, in general, blatantly dishonest. It points at places where work needs to be done. There is little here that is not well on the way toward being solved. Given the pace of development in the Linux world, Microsoft's document will be obsolete very soon."

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