November 18, 2002
Microsoft: Free at Last
Ballmer: Nobody wants to modify the operating system. However, some customers want to be able to support themselves. So providing tools for self-support is important. We have the biggest community in the worldâit's bigger than the Linux community. But we haven't nurtured it as much as the Linux world has nurtured its community. If you look at posts for WindowsâWindows sites versus Linux sitesâit's dramatically different. We need to do better to support our community.