CNET News: Cyberpeace--Of Sorts--In Our Time
Nov 07, 2006, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Cooper, Joris Evers)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"What's the extent of the kumbaya that we saw on stage
between the two of you?
Ballmer: Let me give you a way of thinking about it. Whatever you
think the relationship has been between us and Unix, essentially
we're able now to embrace a framework that is much more
similar...It's a framework of competition: Windows competes with
Unix, Windows competes with Linux. Linux is the popular form of
Unix on Intel machines. We compete. And in a sense, that's the
dominant theme for both of us..."