Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Jan 2013 21:17 UTC
Windows The Verge has a learned a few interesting things about Google deprecating EAS and how this will affect Windows Phone users. As it turns out, Google informed Microsoft it was planning to remove EAS in the summer of last year, but without giving a firm date. Microsoft has been trying to get a six-month extension from Google, but so far with no luck. In the meantime, Microsoft is also working on adding CardDAV and CalDAV support to Windows Phone - so yay open standards.
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shmerl
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2010-06-08

Yes, royalties disqualify technology from being open, especially if we are talking in the context of the Web. Open means also free to use including in open source / community implementations which can't pay any royalties.

Edited 2013-01-22 08:57 UTC

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