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Fairfax IT: Out to break Windows

Nov 22, 1999, 20:26 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Cochrane)


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"FAR from being dead, Unix-style technologies are on a course to trounce Windows, or at the very least, offer some long overdue, good old-fashioned competition..."

"The best friend Linux ever had was Microsoft," McAllister said. "Microsoft forces people to build to a standard. Microsoft isn't going to slit its throat by changing its hardware standard overnight..."

"McAllister estimates about 20 million machines are running Linux ("seats"). He expects this to rise, so that within three years there will be as many Linux PCs as those with Windows."

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