OR Microsoft She admitted that she was wrong about the multi-year war with open source and now she welcomes and supports it.
OR Microsoft was fighting it Linux for years, from the beginning of its commercial existence even at the height of its dominance in desktop machines. In fact, in 2001, its former CEO Microsoft, Mr. Steve Ballmer, claimed that the operating system "Linux is a cancer".
Its current president Microsoft, Mr. Bard Smith believes the company made a mistake about open source (open source). "THE Microsoft was on the wrong side of the story when open source logic made an impressive appearance at the turn of the century, "Smith said in a statement. recent conference at MIT . Smith is not yesterday. Located in Microsoft for more than 25 years and was one of the company's top lawyers during his battles with open source software.
OR Microsoft, always according to Smith, has changed since the time he considered it Linux as cancer. It is now the only and largest contributor to open source projects in the world, winning over Facebook, Docker, Google, Apache and many more.
And not only that. THE Microsoft will carry a complete kernel Linux in an update of Windows 10 to be released later this month. He also works with open source communities to create PowerToys for Windows 10.
The new open design philosophy of the company may mean that we will see much more open source efforts in Windows the next years.