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SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.125 ... pre-2.2 imminent (Aaron Lehmann) writes:

>What if micro$not makes a linux distribution and MS Office and markets
>them to the windoze community? 75% of the linux users would be using only
>microsnot bloatware which of course would be commercial. linux would no
>longer be thought of as free, and no one would use any other distribution
>becasue microsnot would prevent their apps from working on another.

This would be force-bundling of Apps with the OS and it is the exact
reason why they're under fire from the US DoJ.

They're much more clever than that.

Kind regards

Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen --
TANSTAAFL! Consulting - Unix, Internet, Security

Hutweide 15 Fon.: 09131 / 50654-0 "There ain't no such
D-91054 Buckenhof Fax.: 09131 / 50654-20 thing as a free Linux"

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