TechWorld: Linux a 'Waste of Money', Says Top MS Exec
May 25, 2004, 16:00 (23 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft has come out fighting in Asia, telling governments in
the region that adopting open-source software will damage their own
economies and is a 'waste of money.'
"Chris Sharp, director for platform strategy for Microsoft in
Asia-Pacific, said governments that standardise on open-source
software are hurting their local software vendors as they can't
make the money needed to invest in their own software