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well How about that...

Postby civint » Tue Feb 26, 2008 6:37 am

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/21/microsoft_goes_open

What do you folks make of THAT? (Since I know a few of you have some Stallman esque leanings--(see people bashing gnome because of .net compliance in the form of mono)
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Re: well How about that...

Postby Husse » Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:19 pm

I think this link is in the newsletter
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Re: well How about that...

Postby rustyman99 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:42 pm

After their recent $1.4bn fine from the EU Commission for not complying to open source more of their software they have no choice but to start doing this.
Hopefully some commision will take a fight to them over DRM rights and all it's implications.

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Postby Zwopper » Wed Feb 27, 2008 4:03 pm

The Register wrote:Microsoft opens APIs and protocols to all!

Yeah right! :lol:
It belong right up there with:
"Flying whales were spotted today outside the coast of Jamaica!
Kingston: Thousands of people attending a so called "ganya party" testified that these large creatures flew by at an altitude of 500 ft singing in a backbeat!"

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