Subject: Re: HBS WK: Who will win Microsoft or Linux?
From: Brian Behlendorf <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 16:32:09 -0700 (PDT)

> I was in a meeting about a year ago where a MS Vice President, allegedly 
> quoting Gates w.r.t. software piracy in China, said "Just as long as their 
> stealing *our* software" implying that they wanted to be entrenched by the 
> time the country was rich enough to buy.

"We love Free Software.  We've been using Microsoft software for free for 
a very, very long time."