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Re: tlug: Can you believe this?

On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> >>>>> "Adrian" == Adrian Havill <> writes:
>     Adrian> The cynic (like me) would argue that the purpose of this
>     Adrian> is to get those not using Windows to easily "switch in",
>     Adrian> but make it hard to "switch out".
> This is explicit in the Halloween memos, as well as fairly easy to see 
> in several of the memos released in the trial.
> Not to mention in _Information Rules_.

hmph.  If I was Microsoft, I'd make my own linux distro and then try to
dominate the industry from three angles - NT server, desktop OS, and UNIX
server/desktop.  Their Linux product might take some sales from NT, but
overall sales would still be higher.

Or maybe that's what they're already planning ... ?

Scott M. Stone, CCNA <>
UNIX Systems and Network Engineer
Taos - The SysAdmin Company 

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