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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Paul Mundt" <lethal@ChaoticDreams.ORG>
    To: "Ben Ford" <ben@kalifornia.com>
    Cc: "Adam Schrotenboer" <ajschrotenboer@lycosmail.com>; "LKML"
    <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2001 7:11 PM
    Subject: Re: Uncle Sam Wants YOU!


    > On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 04:50:44PM -0700, Ben Ford wrote:
    > > Name a single tech company anywhere in the world that doesn't have to
    > > deal with microsoftisms.
    >
    > This depends on your definition of dealing with MSisms. If you mean having
    a
    > copy of an MS product physically present at a business location, that's
    > pretty much unavoidable.
    >
    > If you mean working at a place where you yourself don't have to deal with
    it,
    > it all depends what line of work you're in. If you're some form of
    management
    > person, you might choose to work with Word because everyone else does, but
    > that goes back to it being your decision.
    >
    > I can think of a lot of companies, such as WindRiver, QSSL, etc. where
    there
    > may be some level of involvement, but not everyone working in the company
    is
    > forced into things.

    What some people don't realize is that Microsoft *DID* do Unix a long time
    ago, they were even into OS/2 Development. :-)

    [snip]

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