"The nightmare scenario of any company thinking of investing or
already committed to Linux goes something like this: as more and
more vendors get behind the OS, commercial pressures will lead to
fragmentation, and users end up stuck with an isolated Linux
"It's a vision that Microsoft is understandably keen to promote.
In a January interview with BusinessWeek, Kevin Johnson,
Microsoft's group vice-president for worldwide sales, marketing and
services, gave a familiar assessment of Linux: 'It has the
potential to fragment like Unix did,' he said..."