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Wired: Red Hat Dares MS to Debate

Feb 26, 2001, 12:47 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Declan McCullagh)

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"Microsoft executive's recent quip about the purportedly un-American characteristics of non-proprietary software did more than send open-source fans into a tizzy."

"It also sent companies supporting the Linux operating system a clear signal: You've become important enough for Microsoft to attack directly."

"Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik said that his company is usually apolitical, but he'd relish the chance to wrangle with Microsoft execs in Washington, D.C. -- and tell Congress why the feds should not shy away from open-source software but instead embrace it."

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