Subject: Re: Linux and GPL vs BSD debate.
From: Craig Burley <>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 02:56:32 -0400 (EDT)

>Now if Linux was BSD'd at that time, Microsoft would also be able to use 
>their billions to develop terrific new features that they would not 
>have to share.  They could then compete with more marketing dollars 
>-and- a better product.

Subsequent sober analysis aside, this story (and the paragraph
excerpted above) more than put a smile on my face.  :)

        tq vm, (burley)