The Seattle Times: Microsoft: Sun, Google talk, tease about future: "Sun and Microsoft seemed to have a growing relationship. McNealy toned down his trademark anti-Microsoft rhetoric after winning a $1.95 billion antitrust settlement from the company in 2004, and the companies are working together on some technologies.
But yesterday he ridiculed Microsoft's platform as passé. Asked about his strategy to compete with Microsoft, he said Windows is "the only remnant of the old client-server computing model."
"That's so last millennium. There are lots of choices out there," he said. "We are providing what to us feels like where the puck is going, not where the puck has been, in terms of a platform environment. That's what this is all about.""