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The Linux Foundation this week announced that, at next month's Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, representatives of the Linux Foundation, Microsoft, and Sun Microsystems will debate the future of their respective operating systems.
"Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin will moderate the discussion, which will include Sam Ramji, Director of Platform Strategy, from Microsoft, and Ian according to a statement., Vice President of Developer and Community Marketing at Sun,"
"Apple currently holds around 10% of the global OS marketshare, and yet they are notably absent from these talks," notes TG Daily's Rick C. Hodgin. "Surely the UNIX-based OS X maker has something to contribute? The gathering is by invitation only, so maybe they weren't invited. Or, maybe they were but have chosen not to go – deciding instead to do their own thing (which would not be out of character for Apple)…"