Prem Chandavarkar on Sat, 23 Apr 2005 05:18:12 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime> Microsoft to support Linux - !!!???

Does this mark a change in the ways of the world?  Has there been coverage
on this in other parts of the world?

Microsoft to support Linux

In a marked departure from its earlier stand, Microsoft has promised to add
Linux support for the first time in one of its products. Microsoft's Server
2005 product will run on non-Windows machines, including Linux.

Microsoft had always rebuffed any requests for interoperability with
products it didn't make, particularly Linux, an open-source giant, which it
has long considered a threatening alternative.

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