OT - Re: Microsoft closes another deal, is redhat next?

Jose Celestino japc at co.sapo.pt
Sat Jun 16 17:09:38 UTC 2007

Words by Jacques B. [Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 09:38:41PM -0400]:
>  On 6/15/07, Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> > In midst of the Microsoft Linux deals, Novell, Xandros, Linspire, ..., etc.  The question arises will Red Hat fall into Microsoft's deals?
> >
> > http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/070614/38396_id.html?.v=1
> >
> > Inquiring minds want to know.
> > I hope that it does not fall into these kinds of pacts.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Antonio
>  Interesting.  Maybe MS is looking to merge their platform into a Linux
>  platform following Mac OS X using BSD as their launching platform.
>  Will we eventually see MS Linux where it will be running Linux under
>  the hood, but with a MS look, feel, and compatibility?  MS would be
>  able to step away from some of the underlining OS challenges leaving
>  that to the Linux community and concentrate on putting a MS face on
>  it.  It was suggested at one point that Vista will be MS' last OS.
>  Don't know what was meant by that.  Maybe this is what was being
>  suggested or foreseen...

Or M$ is just gathering momentum for their FUD.

Jose Celestino
http://www.msversus.org/     ; http://techp.org/petition/show/1
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