[Gllug] Microsoft was distributing Ubuntu

Richard Turner richard at zygous.co.uk
Mon Jun 25 09:56:43 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 09:50 +0000, Andy Smith wrote:
> > > How? What would they muscle-in on? Do you imagine that "Microsoft Linux
> > > 2007" would be a big success? If it was, how would it make them revenue?
> > 
> > The usual way when it comes to Linux - support?
> Do you feel that Windows support is currently a profit centre for
> Microsoft?
> If it isn't (and I'm fairly sure it's not), wouldn't it be rather a
> huge departure from their current strategy, and if they were going
> to do it then wouldn't they start with doing it for Windows first?

Rather more succinctly put than my rambling way of trying to express the
same thoughts! :)


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