open source community.
"We know customers want to deploy Linux and we need to provide interoperability," said Martin Taylor, Microsoft's general manager for platform
strategies. Taylor made his comments during a Q&A session on the exhibition floor at the LinuxWorld Expo Thursday.
"I hope we've priced our products fairly so customers don't have to throw Linux in our face to get a discount," he said, adding he believes the
customer's buy decision is "really not about acquisition cost."