Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 4th Jun 2006 12:59 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft is making changes to the next versions of both Office and Windows as part of an effort to head off a legal challenge from Adobe Systems. Microsoft said earlier Friday that it expects an antitrust suit from Adobe after months of negotiations in which the companies failed to reach an accord. The software maker is unilaterally making changes to both Office 2007 and Windows Vista in an effort to assuage some of Adobe's concerns. More important, the move is an attempt to lower the chances that an injunction could stop Microsoft from shipping those products.
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RE[3]: Typical
by Symgeosis on Mon 5th Jun 2006 21:48 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Typical"
Symgeosis
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2005-09-13

"If PDF is open standard, then how come Adobe wants to take MS to court?"

Exactly my point.

For reference:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/adobepdf.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pdf

I'm not the one who originally claimed that PDF was an open standard. Adobe was.

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