Re: the business side of linux suse
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 06:45:51 -0500
> Actually I care. I want Linux to succeed simply because I want to see a
> valid desktop offering. I have been waiting since '94 when the promise of
> Warp was there only to be dashed by IBM's own ineptitude. The less able
> Windows 95 Shell for DOS came in and stole the show. Pathetic as it was,
> the OS/2 folks couldn't put it together.
Part of IBM's "own ineptitude" was extortion by MS. They insisted that IBM
stop marketing OS/2, before they'd be allowed to get a decent price on
Windows 95. Then there was MS "encouraging" computer vendors to sell only
Windows. Both of these were covered in the Microsoft trial, a few years
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