Should FOSS 'Match Microsoft' on Interoperability?

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Well the ink had barely dried on our recent Linux Blog Safari column about security when news came out last week that a new Linux kernel vulnerability had been discovered. D'oh! Affecting all 2.4 and 2.6 kernels since 2001 on all architectures, the flaw was found and then described Thursday on the cr0 blog by Julien Tinnes and Tavis Ormandy. "Since it leads to the kernel executing code at NULL, the vulnerability is as trivial as it can get to exploit," wrote Tinnes. (General)