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INQ7: MS-Open Source Hostilities Muddled: META Group

Mar 01, 2004, 16:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alexander F. Villafania)

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"As the global media reports the constant bickering between rival software organizations, Microsoft Inc. for its part, has kept its firm stance that it does not consider the open source community--particularly advocates of Linux--as competitors.

"This same slant is affirmed by the META Group, which has done surveys regarding software rivalry. META Group said the rivalry is not against Microsoft and the open source community but rather between commercial software business and the open source industry..."

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