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LXer: Did Bill Gates Invent Linux and Has He Erased the Evidence?

Oct 24, 2005, 14:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

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"On October 1, 2004, at an appearance at the Computer History Museum in northern California, someone asked Bill Gates about a possible threat from Linux and Gates replied: 'Microsoft has had competitors in the past. It's a good thing we have museums to document this stuff.'

"But during the frantic days of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION, Defendant, Mr. Gate's employees at Microsoft corporation put together an argument for the court that made a tiny group of companies look like a threat--even a competitor..."

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