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Apr 20, 2005, 21:15 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's demonstration of a Portuguese-language-optimized version of its Windows XP Starter Edition (XPSE) for the Brazilian government this month could have been seen as detrimental to Linux's growth in developing markets.

"According to Brazil's fourth largest newspaper, Juno de Brasil, the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant ran a demo of XPSE and said Microsoft had tentative plans to offer the product to Brazil, having previously launched it in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia and Thailand..."

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