"Microsoft has gotten a lot more subtle when attacking
FLOSS. Often it is only through court records or other revealed
privileged information that a clearer picture emerges. Without a
central repository, a lot of thing just disappear down the "memory
"Microsoft is opposed to Open Source in general - not just
Linux. It's not just a competition between two operating systems.
Microsoft recognizes the process and philosophy as a threat. If you
use, support, or contribute to Free or Open Source, you can not
afford to think "Microsoft is not my enemy" - you don't have that
choice - Microsoft has already declared you the enemy. Microsoft
has a huge PR effort, that FLOSS just can't match."