Re: Is this going to be true ?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 11:19:29 EST

On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 13:38, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> recent ground-breaking). Microsoft intends to "continue to be a world
> leader...etc..", and is positioning itself world-wide so it will not
> even need the United States for distribution. This is its response to the
> US lawsuits. Basically, they have outgrown the need for the United
> States...

Lawsuits are very little to do with it. Its straight forward hard
numbers. Software writing is a labour intensive business with easily
transportable goods. Like all such businesses the non specialist part of
it has no future in the US or Western Europe. Any economist can happily
show you that all these "digital future", "e-economy" buzzwords are
crap, at least to the west.

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