Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

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Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby viking60 » 04 Dec 2016, 02:42

Microsoft has declared its love for Linux and is a premium member of the Linux foundation. That is good and well but is this "true love" or a case of "keep your enemies closer"?

Given the history with EEE and Cancer the relationship will take some healing.

So is this a one-sided crush from Microsoft or are they loved back?

I think I know the answer to that one. :think:

If Microsoft gets really active in providing hardware that will take a vanilla Linux installation not hindering with hardware locked keys then I think the community would come around.

That would mean that Microsoft will help Linux also when it is not installed on a MS platform - which is ridiculous anyway.

All the worlds supercomputers are powered by Linux and now they should fit into the inferior MS platform?

Why would anyone want to try to fit a Buss into a VW beetle?

It does not make sense so if our new premium member will help us lift the Hardware limitations on some laptops - they would get the cred.

As it is Microsoft is not a very trusted member premium or not..... Is there hope for that to change? :confused
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Re: Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby Blackcrack » 04 Dec 2016, 04:54

humm... reactos.org.. i guess this say's all *bg*


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Re: Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby viking60 » 05 Dec 2016, 09:44

Yes that seems to be the common sentiment
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Re: Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby R_Head » 05 Dec 2016, 12:51

Nope

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Re: Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby viking60 » 05 Dec 2016, 14:30

Meaning that you trust Microsoft?
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Re: Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby R_Head » 05 Dec 2016, 15:45

I do not trust MS....


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Re: Does the Linux community trust Microsoft?

Postby gnuuser » 03 Jan 2017, 22:30

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