"A Linux developer--he prefers to remain anonymous--has told
NewsForge he was recently contacted by Microsoft and invited to a
job interview. He accepted, and during the interview he asked the
obvious question: Why was Microsoft interested in hiring someone
with strong Linux skills? The reply was that Microsoft is working
on an emulator that will allow Windows users to run Unix.
"Considering that Microsoft already has an emulator that will do
just that, it's not crystal clear exactly what the monopoly has in
mind for Linux on its desktop and/or server products. Microsoft
purchased its Virtual PC product from Connectix early last
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