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InfoWorld: Microsoft sticks to its Windows guns

Aug 18, 2000, 00:24 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bob Trott, Tom Sullivan)


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"Microsoft on Thursday disputed a report that it has been working to port its Office productivity applications suite and other Windows applications to the open-source Linux platform."

"Doug Miller, group product manager for the Windows server group at Microsoft, said the report by Paul Thurrott, editor of the WinInfo newsletter, was "based on rumor" and "not true."

"WinInfo reported that developers from Microsoft and Mainsoft, a maker of Windows-to-Unix porting tools, had been working for more than a year to port Office and other Windows applications to Linux."

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