An anonymous reader writes to mention an eWeek article discussing Microsoft's efforts to reach out to the open source community
. The company is hoping to find a common ground with softare released under the GPL, so that OSS and Microsoft products can interoperate. From the article: "The goal, from both sides, is to meet customer needs, he said, adding, 'This is just the more mature view of the way the world is evolving, and we want to make sure that if customers are choosing Linux or other open-source-based products that we have ways of interoperating and working effectively with that.'"
A related article mentions Windows server Expert Jeremy Moskowitzs' call for a truce between the Linux and Windows communities