ZDNet UK: Why Microsoft/Novell is Good for Linux
Dec 20, 2006, 22:45 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Dawes-Huish)
"Being aware, as I am, of Microsoft's monopolisation endeavours,
coupled with working in a Linux world inherently mistrustful of the
software giant, it may seem strange that I believe the
Microsoft/Novell agreement will be great for Linux. But I do.
"Why? Interoperability between Microsoft and Linux has been one
the greatest challenges for software publishers and system
integrators in the Linux world. The Microsoft/Novell agreement will
no doubt help to bridge the gap and make it easier for software
buyers to run both Windows and Linux-based systems..."