Do you trust Microsoft?…

Asks Robert Scoble. And of all the insightful comments, it’s Roger Johansson says that I really agree with:

Making a web application that only works on a single platform seems pointless to me.

David Heinemeier Hansson also makes some good points.

There is no dominant future for the Microsoft tool chain for web development in sight. But I doubt the company will acknowledge that before it’s game over.

So, is that true? At a point in time when I’m considering getting rid of all copies of Windows at home and going completely Linux, this is useful information. Could you survive in a non-Microsoft world?