Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Feb 2008 20:39 UTC, submitted by WillM
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Does Microsoft have an open-source strategy - beyond finding new ways to thwart Linux and other non-proprietary wares? Sam Ramji, Microsoft's Director of Platform Technology Strategy and the company's Open Source Software Lab, says it does. I met with Ramji last week when he was passing through New York on his way to Europe, and had a chance to ask him to provide a succinct definition of what Microsoft means when it refers to its own 'open-source strategy'."
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If they were really after FOSS...
by marpaco on Fri 1st Feb 2008 22:01 UTC
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How about a copy of SQL Server that could be hosted on Linux or FreeBSD? How about licensing the .NET Framework under X11/MIT or BSD license?

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