Daniel James wrote:
> In article
> news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>, Gordon
>> On the inside front cover of issue 50 of Linuxuser,
>> there's [extreme theatricality snipped] a FULL page COLOUR advert
>> for ... MICROSOFT Studio.NET!!!!!! Have they finally
>> seen sense, and ported that to Linux, or is it a case of Lunuxuser
>> grabbing the money from wherever they can?
> I suspect they think they can grab some developers from linux by
> demonstrating how much cash they're prepared to spend on (advertising of)
> dev tools!
> Mind you, I did see Steve Ballmer quoted as saying that the next version
> of MS's virtual PC would support linux "because our users have asked for
> it" (subtext: and because if they can't run linux under Windows they'll
> probably run it native and discover that they can do without Windows
Have you had a look around Slashdot recently? It's flooded with Microsoft
adverts once you disable the ads block. They sure waste their money, but
not in the right turf.