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The Ottawa Citizen: Linux scoffs at notion it's a Microsoft rival

Jan 25, 1999, 11:19 (3 Talkback[s])

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"Mr. Young of Red Hat chortled. `It just tells you how desperate Microsoft is for a competitor that they're holding up a software box produced by 100 guys in the hills of North Carolina,' he said. `Who are they trying to kid?'"

"`We are absolutely not a viable competitor at this time,' he continued. `We have every intention of being one. But how long will it take? Realistically, it will be 20 years.'"

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