[svlug] What's the Business Case for Microsoft and Open Source?
rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Tue Jun 4 15:44:06 PDT 2002
On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, Ira Abramov wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, Don Marti wrote:
> > > does Microsoft has any reason NOT to open Word 6 and Win3.11? how about
> > Releasing or supporting any software that competes with something
> > they make money on is not in their interest.
> win.3.11 competes with XP and 2000??! it will be geared toward
> really-low-end machines, not the new latest tech...
Well, it robs them of a licence for XP or 2000, since people who are happy
with Win.3.11 would not have to upgrade if support were available.
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org,
sharpe at ethereal.com
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