MS Attempts to Grok OSS

Monday November 2nd, 1998

This news has trickled down from various readers, who came across it through a link on Slashdot.

In the words of reader Cameron Mulder, "[An] interesting memo from M$ talks about Open Source Software and how it will affect them. Mostly about Linux, but it has some interesting information about how they view Mozilla."

#12 Re:

by Eaton Messner <>

Tuesday November 3rd, 1998 10:57 PM

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> I see IE slipping behind, because > now M$ is focusing on killing > Linux,

M$ is a big company. I doubt that M$ is going to assign the IE team to killing Linux...

> while Netscape is working on a > better layout engine and other > cool features, like chrome, ect..

M$ might be off wasting their time with something like Javagator, but I doubt it. They probably are working on their layout engine....