Linked by David Adams on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:50 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft no longer thinks Linux poses a threat to its desktop Windows business. Directions on Microsoft's Wes Miller pointed out via Twitter how Microsoft has changed the boilerplate "Competition" section in its last two annual financial filings with the SEC.
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RE[3]: No more a competitor
by flanque on Sat 13th Aug 2011 01:55 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: No more a competitor"
flanque
Member since:
2005-12-15

I'd love to know how that tarball install is auto updated.

It's also about the desktop, not routers, TVs, toasters or whatever you want to use to make your 1% market share on the desktop look better than it really is.

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RE[4]: No more a competitor
by unclefester on Sat 13th Aug 2011 11:41 in reply to "RE[3]: No more a competitor"
unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13

I'd love to know how that tarball install is auto updated.


A stupid comment.

No mainstream distro uses tarballs by default. The vast majority Linux of users stick to their distro repositories.

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RE[5]: No more a competitor
by flanque on Sat 13th Aug 2011 21:18 in reply to "RE[4]: No more a competitor"
flanque Member since:
2005-12-15

You've completely missed the point.

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