Um...Did you guys miss that Hyper-V 3.0 is being included? Sure you may not be able to dual boot traditionally, but you can still install it in it's own virtual machine.
Nope. The Linux world didn't miss it either.
Microsoft has no problem with Linux running under
Windows - where it will basically just be another application.. That's why they've been contributing so much code lately. Almost all of it is to allow Linux to run better under Windows.
We're actually all waiting for the footnote on the ads to say something like:
AND if your business is using applications written for Linux
. Microsoft Windows is now the perfect
HOST SYSTEM for running them on...
Yeah. Swell. Just everybody buy your own copy of Windows and Microsoft will be cool with you running Linux on your PC. No need to even buy a separate license for all the IP Microsoft claims they could sue you for if they really wanted to...