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Feb 28, 2001, 17:24 (34 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)

"Microsoft Corporation and the U.S. Department of Justice are back in court this week, as the monopolist maker of mediocre software seeks to have overturned the ruling by U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson that if upheld could see the company divided."

"And there are lots of people in the general computing community who act as if they think the outcome somehow matters. It doesn't."

"...This anything-but-exciting courtroom drama comes just as the Redmond leviathan is firing its first shots in its full assault on Linux."

"I propose that that doesn't much matter, either."

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