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ZDNET UK: CeBIT 2000: MS working on Office for Linux

Feb 24, 2000, 16:43 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"LinuxCare's Tyde reveals Microsoft could be developing a version of Office for the Linux platform...."

""I have heard there are 34 developers working at Microsoft to develop a version of Office for Linux," says Tyde. "I don't know whether it is true, but I've heard that from a number of different sources...."

"It is widely known that Microsoft has been hiring Linux developers, and some have speculated that the software behemoth could even be in the process of producing its own Linux distribution. But while Tyde doesn't think this is the case, he says he and others would actually welcome a Microsoft version of the Open Source nemesis to the Windows platform."

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