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The Inquirer: Microsoft Attempts to Wrest Oxford University Away from Linux

Oct 22, 2003, 04:00 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eva Glass)

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"Microsoft is making a concerted attempt to persuade Oxford University to switch from its all-Linux infrastructure to an all-Vole back end, according to one of my boyfriends on the prestigious English campus.

"Last week, Mageek'o'Berlin reported that Bill Gates, Microsoft's CEO, who appeared from behind a curtain a bit like the Wizard of Oz and then disappeared again in a puff of hype, burbled on for what seemed like hours about how well the Vole was doing at Cambridge University--the other ancient English garden of learning (academe)..."

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