Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Jul 2007 19:02 UTC, submitted by flanque
Microsoft "Red Flag Linux has turned out to be little more than a key bargaining chip in a high stakes game of commerce between the Chinese government and the world's largest software maker. Thanks to some major concessions on source code and a precipitous price drop, the Chinese government has now thoroughly embraced Windows and Office. And thanks to a major about-face in the way that it deals with piracy, Microsoft has also won over the Chinese people."
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How about name change.
by dsmogor on Mon 30th Jul 2007 11:11 UTC
dsmogor
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2005-09-01

Red flag linux -> Red herring linux

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RE: How about name change.
by KenJackson on Mon 30th Jul 2007 20:55 in reply to "How about name change."
KenJackson Member since:
2005-07-18

Red flag linux -> Red herring linux

Do you mean that the Chinese government never really cared about Linux, but simply used it as a club to beat Microsoft's prices down? You may have a point.

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