Here is a another, similar story:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/28/23348.html

Interesing how often FreeBSD suddenly is coming up in the Midange-L
mailing list, isn't it?

The story that you're referring to states that "Microsoft offers disparaging
remarks about open-source solutions".  That's not really true.  Microsoft
has never made disparaging remarks about FreeBSD.  Microsoft's remarks
have all been against the GPL licensed products such as Linux.

Here's an article that touches on that.
http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2775033,00.html

IMHO, Microsoft has tried elimining both OS/400 and FreeBSD from their
company, but Windows just isn't able to replace them.  It's just not
robust enough.


On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Jim Franz wrote:
>
> we've talked (at great length about MS using AS400s in part of it's 
>operations.
> It seems we're not the only one
> Apparently parts of Hotmail run on "open source" BSD.
> http://www.osopinion.com/perl/story/15295.html
>
> no debate needed, just a fyi
> jim
>
>



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