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Smart Reseller: NT to pose as Linux?

Nov 14, 1998, 00:26 (20 Talkback[s])

"Microsoft hasn't asked us explicitly to do this, but if we could make NT fully Linux- or Solaris-compatible, this would be a great way to have ISVs [independent software vendors] move their [Linux and Solaris] applications automatically to our platform," says Softway president Doug Miller. "

Linux compatibility to NT? How would they do that? Reverse engineer our code, or just look at the source? Maybe they will release their work under the GPL. -lt ed

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