RE: linux vs MS (slight twist on the topic)

  • To: "Oracle-L@Freelists. Org (E-mail)" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 09:54:08 -0700

who said anything about visionary. SQL Server
only exists because Sybase existed.

expecting MS to port SQL Server to something
beside windows would be like Larry porting 
DB2 to OS/2

completely incongruous

>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Goulet, Dick [mailto:DGoulet@xxxxxxxx] 
>>>Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 9:50 AM
>>>To: kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; Oracle-L@Freelists. Org (E-mail)
>>>Subject: RE: linux vs MS (slight twist on the topic)
>>>Now that's where I take exception to those who hail The 
>>>Gates as a "visionary".  The guy is blinder than a bat.  For 
>>>how many years has Microsoft been selling Office for Apple?  
>>>You mean to say that they
>>>could not port SQL*Server to another operating system?   One 
>>>thing that

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