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Microsoft did bad mouth Open Source...

"The magic of open-source software is not the software. It has nothing to do with the code at all. Most open-source code is terribly inferior to commercial software code," Hilf said.

This from an osnews article from a couple of days ago.

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It would be nice for Hilf to define what "most" is and on what basis did he collate his information, in respects to a 'code sample' to come to that conclusion. Did he wonder through freshmeat, grab a whole heap of alpha projects, threw them together and claimed that to be the benchmark of OSS software?

Good gracious; one doesn't need to look far for quality opensource software; Apache, Netbeans, GCC, the GNU userland stack, KDE, Xorg, *BSD's, Azeurus, Firefox, Amarok etc. etc.

I have no worries with this Hilf charactor having a say on opensource software vs. his company, but lets keep to the facts rather than trying to make gross generalisations on this he seems to know *VERY* little about.

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