Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Aug 2007 13:24 UTC, submitted by irbis
Microsoft Microsoft will launch several projects around Linux and other open source technologies for allowing Indian customers the option to run its products on different operating systems and technologies. The initiative, to be rolled out in around a month's time, is aimed at grabbing "more market share for the Windows platform by allowing interoperability with open source technologies such as Linux," said Radhesh Balakrishnan, director, platform strategy, Microsoft India.
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Wake me up
by npang on Fri 24th Aug 2007 14:02 UTC
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when they publish their file formats and network protocols under a resonable set of terms. This means that people should have the liberty to implement these things into GPL software with the expectation that the software authors won't be litigated for sharing their software. Anything less is just part of extend, embrace and extinguish nature of MS's tactics.

Edited 2007-08-24 14:06

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