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rudy rouhana
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 07:05:17 -0700 (PDT)

>       Microsoft's ownership of Hotmail has been fraught with embarrassments.
> After buying the free email service at the end of 1997, it was not until
> August 2000 that Microsoft finally migrated the system over to its own
> software, from alternative, and more popular, free software. 

Ok, I may be totally off here, but I thought that Hotmail used to run on
Solaris.  That wasn't free at the time, and still isn't for commercial

Also, how do you define "more popular"?  There are probably a 100 different
ways to slice and dice web application and server deployment statistics. 
Depending on which you pick and choose, any number could claim "most popular"


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