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JohnInSJ
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join:2003-09-22
Aptos, CA
reply to El Quintron

Re: Linux Servers Snared By Microsoft Patent Lasso

said by El Quintron:

said by FF4m3 :

Perhaps read the following reality based information:

(snip)

My thoughts exactly... Desktop Linux doesn't pose much of a threat to MS and OS X, but the server and embedded Linuxes are in nearly every other non-end user device, making it a very real competitor.

But the FUD guy is worrying about Microsoft preventing people from installing Linux on their DESKTOP machines. So, aren't you exactly making my point? On the desktop Linux is a non-issue. On tablets there is a long tradition from Non-Microsoft OSes of locking down the tablet to prevent alternate OS installs. So, um, sue Apple?
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