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osOpinion: Xbox: A Business Strategy Gone Wrong

Apr 08, 2001, 12:00 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Barr)

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"If Microsoft keeps screwing around with this post-PC nonsense, it is going to become a self-fulfilling prophecy -- which leads me to the reasons why the Xbox is such good news for Linux."

"If Microsoft takes its eye off the PC ball and the post-PC world happens, then Microsoft will become so overwhelmed trying to dominate all the various platforms, that the whole creaking heap will slide down the hill into Lake Sammamish."

"So all you Linux advocates, I know this may be hard. But for the sake of your preferred platform, grit your teeth, paste on a big smile, and get out there and support the Xbox."

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