Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Jun 2006 22:16 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source It's time for the Windows and Linux communities to drop the religious war and get together in a hurry to put the strengths of each operating system to best use, according to a nationally recognized authority on Windows Server. At the same time, Microsoft has been reaching out to the open-source community to try to find ways to overcome the incompatibilities between software distributed under the GNU General Public License and its own commercial software.
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.Net on *Nix
by slashdev on Wed 14th Jun 2006 11:46 UTC
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If microsoft releases a full, non crippled implementation of the .net 2.0 (and later 3.0) runtime to the opensource community, including total interopability/communication with windows services via XML or .NET. I think the holy war would subside. Outside of that, its more Microsoft faning the flames, not the Open Source community. For all OpenSource communities redderick, they actually have a point, microsoft doesnt open their systems. FOSS is always a step behind in compadiblity with every Windows patch, let alone a major release of windows. Thats why they dream of Linux being a viable desktop alternative.

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