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Security Portal: Why did we say MS Linux?

Aug 30, 1999, 14:51 (21 Talkback[s])

"What were we thinking, how does this relate to security and have we received medical attention? The most common comments about our MS Linux prediction were:"

"- Boy, are you stupid
- Microsoft hates Linux
- Microsoft would never admit Linux is superior
- There is no precedent for Microsoft doing something like that
- Microsoft would not cannibalize their own operating systems and risk all of that revenue"

"All in all, I think the readers got one out of five right."

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Update: Apparantly LT readers are very interested in this topic. They have "slammed our servers so hard this morning that we setup a mirror", according to Jim Reavis of Security Portal. The article is mirrored at this page, for your convenience.

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