eWeek: Microsoft Pitches Tough Open-Source Crowd
Mar 26, 2003, 10:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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"It seemed to El Gato that the manager, Jason Matusow, might
have caused less of a ruckus pleading his case from the farmer's
tractor than trying to give a Redmond slide show to the open-source
"Matusow was in trouble from the beginning when his slides
appeared to be askew. As he worked frantically to reorganize them,
the audience howled with laughter and heckled him, saying such
things as 'You shoulda done it on Linux' and 'I can get it to work
in StarOffice for you!'
"While he worked on fixing the problem, Matusow good-naturedly
joked that the slides represented 'a slightly skewed perspective
from Microsoft,' but the audience continued to hoot..."