[Linux-aus] Microsoft drops prices to compete with Linux on low-cost laptops

David Lloyd lloy0076 at adam.com.au
Tue May 13 02:47:09 EST 2008


Kym Farnik wrote:
> On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 10:29 PM, Glen Turner <gdt at gdt.id.au> wrote:
>>  Interesting how low Microsoft will go when faced with real
>>  competition.
> The worst thing that Microsoft can do to FOSS and Apple is to drop the
> prices to realistic levels and drop the multi version crud.
> Eg. <$100 for Vista Ultimate and <$100 for Office 2007.

Indeed; I wonder if they could afford to make the OS free as in beer?

> I'm hoping they remain too greedy!



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