Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Sep 2005 14:47 UTC
Microsoft Some prominent figures in the Linux community believe that as enterprises increase their use of Linux on the desktop, Microsoft will be forced to consider offering a version of Office for Linux. "When the [Linux desktop] market share gets to a certain point, Microsoft will, just as it did with Apple in the past, make Office available on Linux," CEO Stuart Cohen of OSDL said in an interview. My take: Mr. Cohen is forgetting two important things: Excel was first released for the Mac (1985) and Word wasn't popular until MS ported it from DOS to Mac (1985).
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RE[3]: Doesn't make sense
by eosp on Thu 1st Sep 2005 19:20 UTC in reply to "RE: Doesn't make sense"
eosp
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Notice they're still reluctant to admit that it is a competent desktop OS. I seem to remember an article (either here or on /.) where a guy put Ubuntu on his n00b wife's PC, and she didn't even notice the difference from win.

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