1368695 story Microsoft On Linux: Forecast Or Fantasy? 332 Posted by Hemos on Tuesday March 07, 2000 @02:47AM from the probably-not dept. FarHat wrote to us about an article currently running on CNN regarding the long-term prospects of Microsoft and Linux. One of the launch points is the persistent rumors of Microsoft porting Office to Linux, as well as Neal Stephenson's In the Beginning was the Command Line. Fun read, overall.