The Register: Ballmer 'Fesses Up to Linux/Windows Cost FUD
Jul 17, 2002, 13:00 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas C Greene)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
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Greenwood and Wol for these
"Interestingly, an old page on the MS Web site claiming that the
lower costs of Linux are "a myth" has been removed. In its place is
a more reasonable item cheerfully touting the many wonderful
features in Windows which Linux, it's said, lacks.
"So it seems MS is going to stop defying common sense and take
an approach we could sum up as, 'it costs more because it's worth
more'. This too will probably not survive informed criticism or
daily experience, but it's certainly easier for the company's
flacks and salesmen to say with a straight face..."
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