Microsoft vs Lindows

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sun Aug 18 14:41:00 2002

On Sun, 18 Aug 2002, Joe wrote:

> At 10:47 PM 8/17/02 -0500, you asked:
> >
> >Why has Micro$oft not gone after "X Windows", this looks
> >even closer to the actual name of Windows, but since it
> >is freely available they cant zero in on anybody/company.
> For one thing they'd have to go after companies like AT&T and HP. MicroSlouth couldn't push them around the way that it does small companies.

That's true. And the specific reason they are going after Lindows is
because it will (hopefully) provide a viable alternative to MS crap.

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