Web Review: Halloween, Friday the 13th, Microsoft

“Ah, but weeks before the Halloween documents were revealed,
Larry Smith wrote to me:

“Mike, do you really want to know how MS will try to kill Linux?
Not by FUD, or lobbying, or sneak attacks through API’s — though
it will use all of those — but by using the neutron bomb of modern
business, something all your other correspondents missed in your
recent list: software patents.”

…which is exactly what Halloween II says. Good call, Larry.


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