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by Franki

I cannot verify this with any degree of accuracy, but it looks legit. Microsoft Russia were apparently giving a presentation on SSI (Shared Source Initiative) when their Windows machine developed a problem of some sort and the presentation ground to a halt. A quick thinking presenter then fired up “Alt Linux Master 2.3” a Russian distribution on his laptop and used OpenOffice.org to finish the presentation. The photos of the incident look very convincing and the story has since been picked up by PCLinuxOnline and TheInquirer. If the story is true, I can’t see the Russians being all that impressed by the Microsoft sales pitch, especially in light of the fact that the source code for the copy of Linux and OpenOffice.org used is freely available without all the restrictions in Microsoft’s SSI agreement.








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