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VNUNet: Microsoft Opens DOOrS to Linux Emulator

Apr 01, 2003, 14:59 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Middleton)

"Microsoft has thrown in the towel and gone back to its very dark and distant roots in the Unix world with a surprise announcement today that it is working on a Linux emulator for Windows.

"It may come as a surprise to some but back in the 1970s, during the first days of the Redmond upstart, a Unix-based operating system called Xenix was its bread and butter.

"In fact at one time, Microsoft Xenix had more market share than all the versions of Unix put together..."

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[Editor's Note: Apparently, this April Fools' sotry on VNUnet.com has been removed from their site. We regret the inconvenience. -BKP ]