"An informant in the channel writes alleging Microsoft customers (or even more so,
non-Microsoft customers) have an opportunity to achieve spectacular discounts in
the last-minute sales rush before tomorrow's Licensing 6.0 deadline. As you know,
31st July is your absolute last chance to do something about your Microsoft
licensing situation prior to the new regime kicking in tomorrow, and as you also may
have heard, many customers remain deeply unenthusiastic." More at The Register.
July 31, 2002