Computing Old Guard Attends LinuxWorld "[Microsoft] says it has no plans to port its popular Office suite to Linux, for example, though such a port was secretly tested two years ago when Microsoft was unsure of its Linux plans. But Linux never took off on the desktop, and likely never will, curtailing any need for such a product. ... This week, however, the six Microsoft employees that man the company's booth at LinuxWorld will get a taste for what it's like to be the minority. It should be an interesting learning experience."