Repost: NewsForge: Microsoft asks Linux Users, "How Can We Get Your Business?'
Dec 23, 2003, 16:00 (43 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Miller)
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"Microsoft has started distributing two online surveys to Linux
User Groups and Linux users in general, one asking primarily about
home computer use, the other about business use. They apparently
don't plan to release the results of their surveys, so we and other
people in the open source community are asking you to look at them
and post your answers and comments here and on other appropriate
sites where, in open source style, everyone can see them. Read on
for more information and links, and please help spread the word
about these surveys; as far as we know, this is the first time
Microsoft has asked Linux users why we use Linux instead of their
products, and the more results, the merrier...
"We heard about this survey through an email sent to a LUG
mailing list that was passed on to us..."
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