Linux Wins

http://linux.slashdot.org/story/13/08/01/1413252/with-microsoft-office-on-android-has-linus-torvalds-won

“The father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, once said, ‘If Microsoft ever does applications for Linux it means I’ve won.’ Microsoft yesterday released one of its cash cows, Microsoft Office, for Android. Since Microsoft has a very vague idea of what users want and is suffering from lock-in, the app is just an Android front end of Office 365 and is accessible only by the paid users. There are already quite a lot of office suites available on Android including Office Pro, QuickOffice and KingSoft, so Microsoft will have to struggle there. Still it’s a Microsoft core application coming to Linux. So, it looks like Linus has won.”

I suppose Android is Linux or is similar enough in its inner workings to Linux to warrant consideration, here. I have Polaris Office on my tablet..

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40s-something macOS enthusiast.
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  1. Pingback: Microsoft versus Linux: did we win after all? | cartesian product

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