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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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