Sorry, MS, I can never forget what Steve said.
Steve Ballmer said that "Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches"
Microsoft's forever-in-preview Azure Sphere received an important update this week, bringing a Linux SDK (also in preview form) and Visual Studio Code support. Microsoft <3 Linux The 19.11 release of the Azure Sphere SDK brings Linux support, although you do have to jump through a few hoops in order to get it working. Ubuntu …
I think it ought to be pretty obvious now to anyone with a brain cell what Microsoft are up to.
They are planning, in the long term, to replace the Windows NT kernel with a Linux kernel.
Windows in future will be like Android; another proprietary graphical user interface layer running on top of a Linux kernel.