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    SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.125 ... pre-2.2 imminent
    On Sun, 11 Oct 1998, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    >> > > 2 now), and whatever we do, we do have to
    >> > > understand that NT 5.0 is a threat to Linux.
    >> >
    >> > No, it is not.
    >> >
    >> > What should happen? Linux goes bankrupt? Microsoft buys GNU?
    >>
    >> Believe me Microsoft think Linux is a threat now. Its level with things like
    >> java in their perceived threat list, so you can expect all the usual MS
    >> techniques to start coming this way and very soon.
    >>
    >> Alan
    >>
    >>
    >FYI it is common for computer companies, hardware and software, to give
    >equipment and software to colleges. It is one of the best advertising
    >deals there is.
    >
    >However, a local small College, which has a new Engineering Department,
    >was just provided complete Software Development Software for NT, plus
    >the NT OS upon condition that no other OS be used on Campus.
    >
    >So... That's how it is done.

    That is illegal. I would report that to the DOJ, if I were
    around there, and new the details...


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