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[Editor's Note: As we move forward into the future, it is
sometimes not a bad idea to look back at where we've been, in order
to possibly see patterns or precursors to our present. To see how
things were, Linux Today will be posting this special digest of the
most popular articles of one and two years ago, and a
representative article from this date in history five years ago.
Feedback on this new feature is most definitely welcome.
CNET Enterprise Computing: Microsoft's Waffling on Linux
""While the software giant dismisses the 'open source' operating
system as ill-adapted to the marketplace, the company
simultaneously holds it up to be a competitor--convenient while
Microsoft is fighting off monopoly accusations from the Justice
"Asked if Linux is threatening to Microsoft, Ed Muth, group
product manager for Windows 2000, flatly says no.
"But in nearly the same breath, Muth said that Linux does in
fact compete with Windows NT, although he believes that 'Linux also
competes, perhaps more vigorously, with other versions of
Linux 2.5.6 Released (2002)
"Changelog, links within..."
Linux Journal: SCO: We're After IBM, not Linux Developers
""To make more sense out of the case, I talked with Chris
Sontag, Senior VP & general manager of SCO's SCOsource
Division. When I asked him what this meant for SCO's relationship
with the Linux community, he replied,
"'I have to say that this is not an issue regarding the Linux
community. This is an issue between SCO and IBM. We don't have
issues with people open sourceing or GPLing software that is
independently derived and where there is no question of ownership.
The isue we have is specifically with IBM, and specifically
regarding contracts we have with IBM regarding their licensing of
our intellectual property. I believe the issue and concern with the
Linux community should be with IBM...'"