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SubjectRe: One more ZDNet article with BillG hammering Linux and Open Source.
Miles Lane wrote:

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>BillG -- We keep making it easier and easier, and anything people want source
>code for, we'll figure out a way to get it to them. It's kind of a strange
>thing in a way because most commercial customers don't want to recompile
>kernels or things like that. But they want to be able to know that things can
>be supported.
>We have some very cool tools now where we don't have to ship you the source.
>You can debug online, through the Internet. So it means you don't have to get
>a bunch of CDs. If you really want it for debugging and patching things, we
>can do that through the Internet. That's a real breakthrough in terms of
>simple source access. I don't know that anyone has ever asked for the source
>code for Word. If they did, we would give it to them. But it's not a typical

Hey, Bill, here's my address, can you ship me the full source to Word?


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