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Re: Business This Week July 4th - July 10th 1998

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Subject: Re: Business This Week July 4th - July 10th 1998
From: offer@morgaine.engr.sgi.com (Richard Offer)
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 1998 16:18:38 -0700 (PDT)
In-reply-to: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com> "Re: (Fwd) Business This Week July 4th - July 10th 1998" (Jul 9, 6:25pm)
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*
* Richard Offer wrote:
* > For those who don't know the Economist, its a heavy-weight weekly newspaper
* > aimed at international businesses/economics/politics.
* >
* >                       IN THE ECONOMIST THIS WEEK
* > tobacco wars light up again * The Linux operating system * Forensic
* >                               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
*
* Heh.
* Let me assure you...getting the Economist folks in touch with Linus was
* no small task. =)

Its a fair report, all things considered (ie, its not a geeky paper).

They have recently take an anti-MS line (a U-turn from their original view),
and Gates was asked to respond to their article. His response generated a huge
number of letters all pro open-systems.

* Mike

richard (mine didn't get published ;-( )

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