The End of the Windows Era? (Premium)


Open-source advocate Eric S. Raymond believes that Windows will evolve into an emulation layer on top of Linux. He’s nuts.

“If you think this is fantasy, think again,” he writes. “The best evidence that it’s already the plan is that Microsoft has already ported Edge to run under Linux. There is only one way that makes any sense, and that is as a trial run for freeing the rest of the Windows utility suite from depending on any emulation layer.”

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