Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 12th May 2007 21:40 UTC, submitted by dylansmrjones
Microsoft "The Free Software movement is dead. Linux doesn't exist in 2007. Even Linus has got a job today." Controversial statements from the head of Microsoft's Linux Labs, Bill Hilf. Speaking on the last leg of a tour of Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, Bill Hilf, more formally known as Microsoft's platform strategy director, was in the region to 'be descriptive and intelligent in giving people an understanding of open source and debunk a lot of the mythology around open source'.
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RE: Desperation.
by obsidian on Sat 12th May 2007 22:39 UTC in reply to "Desperation."
obsidian
Member since:
2007-05-12

what was that saying of Gandhi's? Something like, first they ignore you, then they mock you, then they fight you, then they lose..

Pretty close! I believe it's "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win".

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RE[2]: Desperation.
by karl on Sun 13th May 2007 00:28 in reply to "RE: Desperation."
karl Member since:
2005-07-06

Don't shoot me for being pedantic ;)

"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." by Mahatma Gandh

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