VNUNet: Microsoft Opens DOOrS to Linux Emulator
Apr 01, 2003, 14:59 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Middleton)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Microsoft has thrown in the towel and gone back to its very
dark and distant roots in the Unix world with a surprise
announcement today that it is working on a Linux emulator for
"It may come as a surprise to some but back in the 1970s, during
the first days of the Redmond upstart, a Unix-based operating
system called Xenix was its bread and butter.
"In fact at one time, Microsoft Xenix had more market share than
all the versions of Unix put together..."
[Editor's Note: Apparently, this April Fools' sotry on
VNUnet.com has been removed from their site. We regret the
inconvenience. -BKP ]