[Gllug] My god that Mark Shuttleworth gets everywhere

'lesleyb' lesleyb at herlug.org.uk
Thu Jul 14 15:04:23 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:29:01AM +0100, Kalyana wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Jason Clifford <jason at ukfsn.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-07-12 at 10:08 +0100, John G Walker wrote:
> >> I wouldn't be entirely surprised if Microsoft suddenly announced it was
> >> going to produce its own distro,
> >
> > MS is unlikely ever to publish a Linux distro. They do have history of
> > involvement in Unix via SCO (spit!) and have long used BSD derived code.
> >
> And now MS is on the patent attack against Android as they're losing
> in sales for their phone OS against Android.
> I can never imagine they would say they embrace Linux after that and
> many other reasons.

And Apple's going after HTC who is counterattacking and 'disappointed' in Apple.

Where there's money to be made there will be bullies trying to grab the lion's share for themselves.


Gllug mailing list  -  Gllug at gllug.org.uk

More information about the GLLUG mailing list