Desktop Linux's Future

Chanchao custom at
Tue Jul 19 07:41:36 UTC 2005

Hello david,

Tuesday, July 19, 2005, 2:12:13 PM, you wrote:

d> I think we can pretty safely expect Microsoft to come up with some way
d> to try to cut the throat of Linux while it lies asleep.

Yes. Can even see them giving away installations for free, at least to
OEMs if not everyone else, and then pop-up an easy subscription
extension the next year. :-)

Basically exactly what Symantec does with Norton AV.  And extensions
will be cheap enough for people to not really care about the cost.


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