__/ [ Roy Culley ] on Monday 03 April 2006 12:50 \__
> begin risky.vbs
> Sinister Midget <sinister@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> On 2006-04-03, Roy Culley <rgc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>>> begin risky.vbs
>>> Sinister Midget <sinister@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>> On 2006-04-03, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted
>>>> something concerning:
>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>>| Microsoft will support customers who chose to run Linux with
>>>>>| Microsoft's Virtual Server 2005 R2, software for running multiple
>>>>>| operating systems on one machine.
>>>> Umm.....this is April 3rd, not April 1st. I guess news.com.com & the
>>>> monopoly missed joke day and they're trying to catch up.
>>>> Just like the monopolists are trying to catch up with everything
>>> I'm sure Connectix supported Linux at the time MS bought them. Then MS
>>> dropped Linux support. Seems pressure from their customers has forced
>>> MS to support Linux again. I'll bet it will run dog slow though
>>> knowing MS.
>> If it works at all, I'd bet on some future sabotage ploy.
> That's why I said slow. For Linux to not run at all would clearly be
> MS's fault. For it to run slow would give the impression Linux is
> slow. Not that I'd ever believe MS would stoop so low. :-)
If Microsoft server are ever to be purchased, they must support another O/S,
which is becoming very prevalent. Think of it as Microsoft adaptation to a
change -- a trend if you like. They transform into a server vendor and are
forced to support what is out there and becomes very commonplace. I saw this
story in other news sources as well, so it's for certain.
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