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Re: Does IBM REALLY support Linux?

From: Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
Subject: Re: Does IBM REALLY support Linux?
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 11:02:03 -0300

begin  In <srKzc.2117$>, on
   at 10:08 PM, Stephan Simonsen <> said:

>If IBM is truly an honest Linux supporter why are IBM's web pages
>plastered with:

>"IBM Recommends Microsoft Windows XP Professional" 

Because m$ charges them more for windoze licenses than if they don't.

>Two faced IBM is nothing but a gigantic parasitic opportunist and I
>don't buy the bullshit that Microsoft is forcing them to put that on
>their websties.

You don't have to buy it; read the transcripts from the trial.

>IBM could buy Microsoft if it wanted to.


>The real reason IBM puts that on their web pagaes is because they
>want to sell products and if they put "IBM Recommends Linux" their
>sales would drop to zero.


     Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz, SysProg and JOAT

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