[oclug] News link: Well now, that's kind of interesting.
rod at giffinscientific.com
Fri Apr 22 19:08:40 EDT 2005
On Sat, April 23, 2005 15:04, GR Gaudreau said:
> On Friday 22 April 2005 01:36 pm, 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?
> [GR] Quote: "Keep your friends close and you enemies even closer."
> Linux is viewed by M$ an enemy of propriatary software, therefore I
> doubt they're "making nice" with Linux. Something is afoot and I'd bet
> dollars to dog shit that it isn't good.
You won't get an argument from me about that, that's for sure. Still
though. It's an interesting swing in rhetoric, even if it is "in the name
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