USA Today: Corel bucks Microsoft trend

Thanks to Skip Collins
for this link.

“Corel CEO Michael Cowpland wants to be the hero for thousands
of computer systems professionals who like the free Linux operating

“His company is offering a version of its popular
word-processing software to run on Linux-based machines.”

“Cowpland, who spoke Tuesday at the LinuxWorld conference,
expects Linux-based software to account for 50% of Corel’s revenue
in five years. “There’s a big appetite for something like Linux,”
he says without mentioning that he’s happy to provide alternatives
to Microsoft products.”


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