Do Linux users owe Microsoft?

I do not think so but Steve Ballmer does!

From Computerworld, we have that:

In a question-and-answer session after his keynote speech at the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) conference in Seattle, Ballmer said Microsoft was motivated to sign a deal with SUSE Linux distributor Novell Inc. earlier this month because Linux “uses our intellectual property” and Microsoft wanted to “get the appropriate economic return for our shareholders from our innovation.”

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2 Comments on “Do Linux users owe Microsoft?”

  1. J Says:

    Linux users owe Microsoft for showing them how not to make software.

  2. Lino Ramirez Says:


    You got a point there 😉



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