Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Feb 2009 10:17 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer had some interesting things to say yesterday about which companies Microsoft sees as its competitors in the client operating system space. You'd think Apple was their number one competitor - and you'd be wrong. Microsoft sees two other competitors as their primary adversaries.
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RE: MS Office for Linux
by lemur2 on Thu 26th Feb 2009 03:16 UTC in reply to "MS Office for Linux"
lemur2
Member since:
2007-02-17

Now that Microsoft realizes linux to be their number one threat, can we linux users please have MS Office for linux, running MS Office on Crossover or WINE sucks. Plus Microsoft should know Linux can't be beat, and in the business world if you can't beat them join them.


... or sue them.

http://www.engadget.com/2009/02/25/microsoft-files-patent-lawsuit-a...

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RE[2]: MS Office for Linux
by vitae on Thu 26th Feb 2009 04:18 in reply to "RE: MS Office for Linux"
vitae Member since:
2006-02-20

Yes, one can only hope this patent litigatin nonsense comes to an end sooner rather than later:
http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/02/vonage-sees-hope-in-supreme-cour...

Surely Microsoft has better things to do than play the Darl McBride sweepstakes.

Edited 2009-02-26 04:20 UTC

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