, DeathBy​VisualStudio wrote

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And if it was included would it make a difference? I don't think embedded can fit in as many crevasses as Linux but I could be wrong.

Well, it would at the very least mean that Microsoft could claim credit for every TV in every seat in every airline in the west, as well as every ATM in America and a fair chunk of all of the advertisements in malls and outside shops in America and Europe. There are a lot of Microsoft Embedded machines out there.