Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> ?-Original Message?
> From: Steve Ballmer
> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 1999 9:48 AM
> To: Bob Herbold; Shannon Perdue
> Cc: Mike Poder (Exchange); Marshall Brumer (Exchange); Bill Gates
> Subject: RE: Intel/Microsoft Marketing
> We cannot let intel do chip design on Linux ever what do we need to do
> change the decision who do we need to call we will put whatever w skin to
> the game they need.
Proof that in 1999, Microsoft were desperately trying to stop Linux use at
In 1999, I had been on Cola about a year and the resident trolls, flatfish
etc were claiming that no one used Linux 'for any serious work' back then
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008