07.30.20

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Microsoft Needs Linux (More Than GNU/Linux Needs Microsoft) for the Same Reason a Drowning Person Needs ‘Revenge’

Posted in Bill Gates, Deception, GNU/Linux, Microsoft at 11:13 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Microsoft’s weirdo CEO, who lays off loads of workers this summer (a conservative estimate is about 5,000), is merely trying to submerge or ‘steal’ the competition

Tell them you love Linux; we call that 'embrace' here
New face, same tactics

Summary: There’s this persistent notion, based upon a deliberate lie (which Microsoft pays the media to perpetuate), that Microsoft has ‘come around’ and magically learned to “love” the competition (as if Ballmer and Nadella are opposites when they’re in fact friends and longtime colleagues); it’s obviously just a phase of a very old strategy and some out there are still in denial about it (this denial is being encouraged by the bribed publishers, notably the mainstream media)

“MICROSOFT LOVES LINUX…”

So said a presentation slide of the man who only a year earlier thought of buying GitHub as means of attacking GNU/Linux (hijacking many pertinent projects). But he was advised to first fake “love”; as otherwise everybody would flee GitHub. We have this admission from Microsoft itself. Read it. It’s very, very clear.

“To believe that Microsoft genuinely loves Linux is like believing one is better off without a mask in ‘summer of COVID’ (because the mask is “not comfortable” or whatever).”This was the plan. This was the strategy.

To believe that Microsoft genuinely loves Linux is like believing one is better off without a mask in ‘summer of COVID’ (because the mask is "not comfortable" or whatever). Like we said one year ago (in July), "Azure Running GNU/Linux Isn't About 'Love' But About Control" (and we now know that Azure suffers layoffs).

Microsoft is not doing well. It’s faking its performance by shuffling money around (between reporting units) and for anyone in the GNU/Linux world to peacefully or nonchalantly rely on Microsoft (e.g. for code hosting) would be a huge mistake. Let them drown. Don’t allow them to control the competition. They tried this with Novell, with Yahoo! and then with Nokia. How did that work out for those three (at the time very large) companies?

“Pearly Gates and Em-Ballmer
One promises you heaven and the other prepares you for the grave.”

Ray Noorda, Novell founder

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