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eWeek: Microsoft Woos OSDL for New Linux Offensive

Aug 21, 2005, 15:00 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)


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"Microsoft has once again stirred up a hornets nest in the open-source community, this time approaching the OSDL (Open Source Development Labs) to work with it on a joint, independent research project to do some facts-based analysis of Linux and Windows.

"While some in the Linux and open-source community have questioned why the large Linux vendors have not responded to Microsoft Corp.'s aggressive 'Get the Facts campaign,' which uses mostly Microsoft-sponsored analyst reports to compare and contrast Windows Server with Linux, they would be unlikely to support any joint partnership with Microsoft..."

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