"Linus Torvalds, leader of the Linux kernel project that's among
the best-known open-source threats to Windows, has words of praise
for Microsoft's announcement last week that it would share some
previously hard-to-get technology with open-source programmers.
"'I may make fun of Microsoft occasionally, and yeah, I think
they do stupid things at times, but I think this one was a step in
the right direction,' Torvalds said in an e-mail..."