Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL!

Posted by: TheGreatDivide

Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/21/05 08:09 AM

Ballmer Announces Microsoft Support For Linux<br>WebProNews - 43 minutes ago<br>If this were April Fool's day, I would have been tempted to discount this story immediately. We've added support for non-Windows virtual machines being hosted on top of our Virtual Server product, including support for Linux. ... <br>Microsoft surrenders? ZDNet<br>Ballmer backs Linux Inquirer<br>Economic Times - ComputerWeekly.com - Information Week - PC Pro - all 58 related <br><br>found it at news.google.com<br><br>to make matters even more interesting, in my humble opinion:<br>http://wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,67287,00.html<br><br>and for biz maybe:<br>http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/news/0,12597,1463866,00.html<br><br>to the victor<br>the spoils?<br><br>Perhaps he's just infiltrating.<br>Never trust microsoft from day one.<br>Never trusted that it would be able to handle the raw power<br>of the human imagination<br><br>Payce!<br><br><br>[color:green]I was there in 2000 when they flew confederate flags for 'no recount'.</font color=green>
Posted by: LoveTheBomb

Re: Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/21/05 08:37 AM

Well, I got an interview with MS tomorrow. Will you hate me if it goes well?<br><br>
Posted by: Trog

Re: Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/21/05 09:29 AM

Of course not. But, will you hate yourself if you work for them?<br><br>
Posted by: TheGreatDivide

Re: Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/21/05 12:08 PM

It's the bills man, the bills.<br>Sigh.<br><br>[color:green]My oh my how long have we been blind.</font color=green>
Posted by: OSXaddict

Re: Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/21/05 01:39 PM

What does "Payce!" mean? <br><br>
Posted by: carp

Re: Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/21/05 07:31 PM

I think Payce means "peace" but since peace comes with a price so hence the Payce <--- I dunno just guessing <br><br>
Posted by: hayesk

Re: Microsoft's Ballmer surrenders to LINUX? LOL! - 04/23/05 02:57 PM

Of course - they would rather have users test Linux in a virtual machine on a PC running windows, than the other way around. This lets MS keep the strangle hold on Windows in corporations but still allow testing for Linux apps.<br><br>