[ubuntu-uk] Microsoft """"supporting"""" Linux

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Nov 2 22:18:17 GMT 2006

Alan Pope wrote:
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/11/02/microsoft_novell_linux/
> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB116249026689311557.html?mod=yahoo_hs&ru=yahoo
> http://news.google.com/?ncl=http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/11/02/microsoft_novell_linux/&hl=en
> "Microsoft Corp. is entering into an unusual partnership with Novell Inc. that gives a boost to 
> the Linux operating system, a rival to the software giant's Windows software, according to 
> people familiar with the companies."
> Discuss :)
> Is this "embrace and extend","keep friends close, enemies closer" or should we be happy about 
> this?
> Will our windows loving friends now point and say "see, linux is okay, microsoft say so!" now?
> Cheers,
> Al.
I just saw this myself.  I wonder if MS would release their own version 
of Linux :-o


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