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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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