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Friday, February 23, 2007

BetaNews: Microsoft Responds to Alleged Ballmer 'Threats' Against Linux

By Scott M. Fulton, III, BetaNews

February 22, 2007, 4:06 PM

"Comments made by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer last Thursday to an analyst conference for the most part went unnoticed until stories this morning cited excerpts from a freshly published transcript of that conference. In one such story, an excerpted partial sentence was interpreted as part of a statement that Microsoft may yet exercise its option to sue manufacturers of Linux operating systems other than Novell for infringement of patent.

"A fresh read of the extended excerpt from that transcript, however, suggests at first this may not have been Ballmer's intended meaning..."

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