@mike I interpret it as an acknowledgement that the underlying structure of Windows is dated and due for replacement.
It makes sense to get developers accustomed to the replacement technology before it's officially adopted.
I think, eventually, Windows will become a desktop environment on top of a Linux OS where they can leverage its hardware support and superior kernel features.
@neildarlow They wouldn't be wrong about the underlying structure of Windows. Around the turn of the century when Apple moved from "Classic" MacOS to it's current "Unixy" base, I thought Microsoft might follow suit and move Windows to a Linux based system. They've been proving me wrong for the better part of two decades now, so I'm not going to hold my breath on that move. Still, it would be a good move for them I think.
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