Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Mon 20th Jul 2009 18:05 UTC
Microsoft It all started with some free lunch four years ago, and then it morphed into a free patch. Along came Moonlight and some other developments, and now Microsoft has donated 20,000 lines of driver code to be included in the Linux tree. Yes-- Microsoft contributed drivers to the Linux community.
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REM said it best...
by Isolationist on Tue 21st Jul 2009 07:31 UTC in reply to "REM said it best..."
Isolationist
Member since:
2006-05-28

"This is the end of the world as we know it..."

I wonder if this means the Year of the Linux Desktop is coming up...?


That joke isn't funny anymore.

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REM said it best...
by Eddyspeeder on Tue 21st Jul 2009 11:54 in reply to "REM said it best..."
Eddyspeeder Member since:
2006-05-10

Yes it is!

Apparently Microsoft has moved away from bashing (except Mac OS) and choking (BeOS) competition and to hand out free lollipops. Why?

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REM said it best...
by Isolationist on Tue 21st Jul 2009 13:01 in reply to "REM said it best..."
Isolationist Member since:
2006-05-28

Yes it is!

Apparently Microsoft has moved away from bashing (except Mac OS) and choking (BeOS) competition and to hand out free lollipops. Why?


Eh? What has that got to do with "I wonder if this means the Year of the Linux Desktop is coming up" ..

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