PC Magazine: How to Kill Linux
Feb 23, 2005, 13:00 (53 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John C. Dvorak)
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"While chatting over dinner with the executives of a middleware
company during the recent RSA conference for encryption and
security in San Francisco, I heard about a secret project. It
concerned the development of a version of Linux that runs smoothly
as a task under Windows. The project was completed and then
shelved. Whether it will ever reemerge is doubtful, but it does
offer some interesting possibilities and hints as to what Microsoft
may be up to with MS-Linux.
"The immediate usefulness of Linux running under Windows is
obvious. You can use all the Windows drivers for all the
peripherals that don't run under Linux..."