fud wars

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FUD wars definition


/fuhd worz/ Political posturing, intended to create FUD, engaged in by hardware and software vendors ostensibly committed to standardisation but actually willing to fragment the market to protect their own shares. The Unix International vs. OSF conflict is but one outstanding example.
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(1994-12-01)

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