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Re: MS offers "Services For Unix" free of charge
Larry Hall wrote:
The current buzz on this change was that MS was afraid
> too many "orphaned" 98 users (currently 25% of Windows users)
> might "defect" to Linux rather than upgrade [...]
Oooh. I wonder what they were smoking. I seriously doubt even a tiny
fraction of those users would even *think* about Linux, let alone think
they could handle it themselves. We're talking about folks who think
adding a DIMM is something they have to haul the PC back to the
No, I see this as more of a move towards enticing people to try SFU for
free. Once they're hooked, we'll see "SFU Professional", "SFU Enterprise
Edition" (and dare I dream? "SFU Data Center Edition").
("The first hit's free, kid!").
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