[Gllug] Microsoft was distributing Ubuntu

Bernard Peek bap at shrdlu.com
Mon Jun 25 22:15:42 UTC 2007

In message <1182765304.6484.13.camel at alde.mediatel.co.uk>, Richard 
Turner <richard at zygous.co.uk> writes

>Now, if they were selling their own proprietary software on top of an MS
>Linux stack, that might be different, but it's not obvious how they'd
>make a big enough impact to be worthwhile for them. Even though the Free
>software community lacks a nice collaboration suite, for example, I
>doubt many would turn to buy MS Exchange for Linux if it was available.

Not version 1.0 but by version 3 they would have pretty much the whole 
market sewn up. I'm pretty sure that most businesses would rather buy 
from Microsoft than from Redhat.

Bernard Peek
bap at shrdlu.com

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