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ZDNet: Why MS Office for Linux is a Win-Win

Aug 03, 2005, 02:30 (37 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Wagner)

"In our open source blog, Dana Blankenhorn asks an important question which Microsoft ought to be asking itself: Would you buy MS Office for Linux? Let's go back a few years, to the antitrust suit brought about by the DoJ under the Clinton administration...

"The initial decree (by Judge Jackson) was for Microsoft to be broken up. I expect that, had that happened, Bill Gates would be even richer than he is today. Why? Simply because an independent applications-only arm of Microsoft would have asked Dana's question years ago..."

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