“What a mess. Less than a week after a court-approved deal ends the antitrust case, Microsoft’s back in the spotlight. The latest Halloween memo portrays your company as utterly obsessed with the open-source software movement but utterly confused about how best to proceed. I can only imagine the state of confusion. Microsoft has tried to persuade developers and users for the last four years that there’s no there there–and to no avail.” Read the editorial at ZDNet. In the meantime, Business 2.0 posted a story called “Fighting Microsoft the Open-Source Way“:
Apple, IBM, and Sun have opened up their software code to the public in their battle against Redmond. It just might work. And here is another, interesting, editorial about the DOJ settlement. Update: Another one at PCWorld.com.