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PC World: Microsoft Linux: Forecast or Fantasy?

“The year is 2010 and when you boot up your PC, you’re no longer
greeted with a four-color Windows pane logo, but instead you see
Tux, the fat black-and-white Linux penguin. Most of your
applications are different from ten years ago, but one program from
your Windows days now runs on your Linux box. It bears the telltale
green, orange, yellow, and blue puzzle-piece logo: It’s Microsoft
Office.”

“This snapshot of the future is neither the far-fetched
fantasy of an antitrust lawyer nor the ranting of an open source
programmer, but a portrait painted by various industry experts who
consider it a likely scenario.”

“Others argue there’ll be a hailstorm in hell before Microsoft
ports Office to Linux.”

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