Off-topic: Amusing MS/Open Source URL story pointed out to me by an
larkin at jps.net
Sun Feb 18 12:17:59 PST 2001
If the quote is accurate, then Alchin strikes me as an amusing little
character. Really too bad he's in such a position of power.
Rick Moen wrote:
> begin ME quotation:
> > http://news.cnet.com/investor/news/newsitem-printer/0-9900-1021-4825719.html
> > (Jim Alchin of MS):
> > ''Open source is an intellectual-property destroyer,'' Allchin said.
> > ''I can't imagine something that could be worse than this for the
> > software business and the intellectual-property business.''
> > The last line is prob. an example of truth from MS:
> > ''We can build a better product than Linux,'' he said.
> Cheers, Before enlightenment, caffeine.
> Rick Moen After enlightenment, caffeine.
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