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+ - Xandros CEO Defends Microsoft Deal->

AlexGr writes: "By Paul McDougall (InformationWeek): Xandros CEO Andreas Typaldos said his company's technical and marketing agreement with Microsoft will help increase Linux adoption rates because users will have access to improved technology and won't have to fear lawsuits from Redmond. "What's good for adoption rates is good for Linux," Typaldos said in an interview. Responding to criticism that tie-ups between Linux distributors and Microsoft amount to a sellout of the open source community, Typaldos said Linux users can actually benefit from such arrangements. http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jh tml?articleID=199901347"
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