"...Corel and Microsoft will work together in testing,
developing and marketing for Microsoft's .NET platform and will
work with the software giant on product launches, trade show events
and on mutual Web sites."
"Microsoft's .NET initiative, unveiled this past summer, is
software it hopes will drive a new wave of Internet activity by
enabling a wide variety of devices and services to easily swap
"The alliance would see Corel products like CorelDraw and
WordPerfect, and even the Linux (news - web sites) operating system
-- a computer operating system that supporters claim is superior to
Microsoft's Windows -- become available on the .NET platform, but
the companies provided few other specifics."