[oclug] News link: Well now, that's kind of interesting.
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Fri Apr 22 13:56:54 EDT 2005
Rod Giffin wrote:
>According to the above article, Microsoft is planning to support Linux on
>it's upcoming service release of Virtual Server 2005 (i.e. SP1). The
>support appears to be beta support, which probably means don't call us if
>you can't figure it out.
>That's a pretty far throw from their marketing position that Linux is
>"communist" and the GPL is "viral", don't you think?
IIRC Microsoft bought Connectix two years ago who already supported
Linux as a virtual platform. This appears to be a re-release of an
existing technology without removing Linux, rather than a move towards it.
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