[clug-talk] Microsoft to Sue linux users
khangyi at shaw.ca
Thu Nov 18 12:42:18 PST 2004
Hey, the numbers are going down, it is 200 now.
That might signal the fact the linux does violate the difference between the
number stated initially "more than 228" and the current number (200), what do
you know, it could violate 28 .... maybe, this proves that the speaker did
not check his facts, just fudged the number.
On November 18, 2004 11:48, s. keeling wrote:
> Incoming from Jason Louie:
> > On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 08:22:45 -0700, Dany Allard <dany.allard at trema.com>
> > > Is it not enough that SCO is a pain...
> > > http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/18/ballmer_linux_lawsuits/
> > Once again Microsoft flexes their muscles. I see as propaganda to
> > drive fear into those who are considering switching to Linux and I
> > only hope they only get that far. However the outcome of this could
> > be big if MS succeeds in pursuading the WTO in their favour. With the
> If anyone ever wanted a succinct definition of "FUD", this is it. How
> anyone could support a company that stoops to behaviour like this, I'll
> never know.
> As Rob Glaser, a former Microsoft exec, told Time magazine [in
> 2001], Gates is "relentless. He's Darwinian. He doesn't look for
> win-win situations with others, but for ways to make others
> lose. Success is defined as flattening the competition, not
> creating excellence."
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