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Re: Microsoft's Patent Troll Nathan Myhrvold Mocks GNU/Linux (Comes vs. Microsoft ??? exhibit px06394, as text)

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 15 Sep 2009 12:18 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>>     From: Jim Gray
>>     Sent: Mon, 5/11/1998 2:30 PM
>>     To: Nathan Myhrvold; Bill Gales; Eric Rudder; Jim Gray; Gordon Bell; Rick
>> Rashid; Chuck Thacker; Roger Needham; Paul Maritz; Jim Allchin (Exchange);
>> Gregory Faust; Dan Rosen; Greg Maffei; Charles Simonyi; Mike Murray
>>     Subject: RE: Free software economics: The DollarOS
>>     Linix is a huge training ground and experimental laboratory for Solaris.
>> Suggestion: We need to find an analog to create a ???cult??? of core windows
>> developers.
>> . . .
>> In the current climate I don???t advise posting such a letter, but the
>> amazing truth of the matter is a world that invest substantially more in
>> software would probably be a lot better for everybody.
>>     Nathan
> "What's good for GM is /good/ for America!"

Depends what you mean by "America"? The Wealth of the Nation?

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