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Sources in Tokyo say that Fujitsu Ltd was siding with AT&T Co in the battle for the soul of Unix (CI No 1,038) as long ago as last May: the Japanese company rationalises its preference by pointing out that its own Unix version is licensed from AT&T through Amdahl Corp, its workstations come from AT&T’s partner Sun Microsystems – plus it believes the AT&T version of Unix will prevail in the market; needless to say, the arch sibling rivalry between the two meant that if Fujitsu backed AT&T, Hitachi Ltd had to become an Open Software Foundation sponsor.

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