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Gartner created the Internet???

By John | July 18, 2007

Opps, my bad that was Al Gore. What I meant to say is Gartner created Microsoft.  I can’t believe people actually pay these guys for their advice…
Here is a quote from Gartner…

A long time ago, a small company called Microsoft was helped out by the Gartner group. As we all know Microsoft eventually became one the largest companies on the planet. Most likely it was the existence of Microsoft that was one of the major factors in the creation of free software technologies. The lack of the MS Windows non-disclosure agreement* has helped innumerable developers and many multi-nationals to create and innovate in a way that was not possible before.

Read more …  Gartner Article …

Topics: OSS, internet, microsoft, opensource | No Comments »