"Microsoft has been reaching out to the open-source community to
try to find ways to overcome the incompatibilities between software
distributed under the GNU General Public License and its own
"'Open source is a way of building software and, in its most
basic sense, there is nothing incompatible [between] the concept of
open source and commercial software...'"
"It's time for the Windows and Linux communities to drop the
religious war and get together in a hurry to put the strengths of
each operating system to best use, according to a nationally
recognized authority on Windows Server.
"There is still a broad knowledge gap about how to get Windows
and Linux to work better together, and these issues won't be
resolved until the two communities put aside the whole 'religion'
issue, said Jeremy Moskowitz, a consultant and authority on Windows
2000/2003 Server, Active Directory and SMS, to attendees at the
annual TechEd developer show here...'"