Microsoft, Linux Distros Get Cozy: Let's Get Scared
Jun 26, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
[ Thanks to Matt D. for
this link. ]
"First we had Novell jumping onboard with Microsoft, and then
came a cooperative deal with Xandros. Now we have Linspire
following the trend and I'm left wondering: should we be worried?
Many of you may point out that it is merely a handful of companies,
but I see this differently. I see this as Microsoft trying to worm
their way into the Linux market without making any real solid
commitment to the users themselves.
"Linspire Deal Might Be Okay? Well, you have to admit, this deal
with Linspire doesn't sound half bad. Based on what we know, it
sounds like Linspire is simply looking to provide their offerings
with the same advantages that have been allotted to Microsoft