Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Oct 2005 11:16 UTC
Microsoft When Microsoft releases its SQL Server 2005 database on Nov. 7, it will have been five years since the last version debuted. If Windows Vista arrives as scheduled next fall, it too will follow its predecessor by five years. That's a pretty long time to make customers wait for a new release. Too long, concedes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. "We just can't make our customers wait three or four years for the things which should have been on more interim cycles." Elsewhere, Bill Gates said that even though Google is Microsoft's biggest competitor, MS is not afraid of Google.
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"MS is not afraid of Google."
by zimbatm on Thu 27th Oct 2005 21:17 UTC
zimbatm
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2005-08-22

Since when business is about feelings ? I'm tired of buzz and pseudo-manipulated feelings in business.

I'm not bashing Microsoft specifically here, but I wish people would use real facts instead of feelings. If I support GPL, it should be for my reasoning on it, not because I dislike the commercial software producers.

Stop wasting my time. Those feelings make me loose my time. They're not constructive. All those CEO should read the Catalys page at Freenode[1] :-p

Cheers,
zimba

[1]: http://freenode.net/catalysts.shtml

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