May 21, 2001

Decoding Microsoft's Open Source argument

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet carries an Red Hat CTO Michael Tiemann's rebuttal to an opinion piece it published last week, from Microsoft VP Craig Mundie. Among the choice quotes offered by Tiemann: "The fact that the GPL stands against a model that has
made one or many companies profitable means or refutes nothing. The fact that the GPL permits
a greater rate of innovation, with greater efficiency in terms of scarce resources means
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