"But the net result is that it diminishes the support
for GNU/Linux, and makes those upper-level apps more dependent on
Microsoft's good graces. The plan is clearly to sort out GNU/Linux
first, before moving on up the stack.
"It's clever, and exactly the sort of thing I would expect from
the cunning people at Microsoft. That I understand; what I don't
get is why these LAMP hackers are happy to cut off the branch they
sit on by aiding and abetting Microsoft in its plans? Can't they
see what's being done to their LAMP?"