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ZDNet UK: Novell Responds to Microsoft Email

Microsoft’s latest attack on Linux, in which its chief executive
Steve Ballmer repeated the key themes of Microsoft’s ‘Get The
Facts’ campaign, has evoked a strong response from Novell which
accuses the software giant of selectivity.

“In the email sent to Microsoft customers and partners on
Wednesday, Ballmer claimed that Windows was a better choice than
Linux in terms of security, training, total cost of ownership (TCO)
and protection against legal action over patent violations…”


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