"The chief executives of Microsoft and Red Hat held a private
meeting in New York, CNET News.com has learned, an indication that
relations between the rivals might be warming.
"Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Red Hat's Matthew Szulik met for
more than an hour at a McCormick & Schmick's restaurant in New
York in late March, sources familiar with the situation said.
Microsoft initiated the meeting, one source indicated..."