Microsoft is known to send out well wishes to competitors when they hit certain milestones. They recently sent a cupcake to the Mozilla foundation for shipping their latest version of FireFox, but the good wishes do not end there.
Microsoft has created a short video for the Linux foundation on their 20th birthday. In the video, Microsoft pokes fun at the relationship between Linux and Microsoft over the years. The video kicks off by saying it’s Microsoft VS. Linux and goes over the troubled past the two organizations have bickered about over the years.
While the two organizations have fought, it shows that Microsoft does have respect for the Linux organization and generally offers an olive branch to the group. Either way you look at it, Microsoft and Linux have a lot more in common than people might think and if the two did team up, the possibilities are infinite.
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