[Beowulf] small-footprint MS WIn "MinWin"

drikis at lanet.lv drikis at lanet.lv
Mon Oct 29 11:46:40 EDT 2007


I am not so optimistic. Microsoft can buy goverment of some small EU members...

Quoting "Robert G. Brown" <rgb at phy.duke.edu>:

> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007, Geoff Jacobs wrote:
> 
> > Everybody take a moment to remember how Windows NT was supposed to be an
> > elegant, microkernel design.
> >
> > In other words, I have infinite faith in the marketing droids being able
> > to screw this one, too.
> 
> Good point, and maybe they will.  However, this time there is some
> actual pressure not to.  I'm wondering if Microsoft isn't feeling the
> burn some in Europe, where they seem to be far more aggressive than we
> are here about regulating monopolistic behavior, a bit more willing to
> mandate open source solutions.  Lot of money in Europe...
> 
> Maybe, just maybe, they're starting to feel the burn here as well.
> 
>     rgb
> 
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