The dying embers of Microsoft’s IP claims against open source

Horacio Gutierrez, Microsoft’s intellectual property counsel, indicated that Microsoft has finally seen the open-source light in a recent interview with CNET. Demonstrating that Microsoft has finally learned that it can’t fight open-source gravity, Gutierrez suggests, “Today, but increasingly in the future, we are all going to be ‘mixed source’,” meaning Microsoft and everyone else will balance open source with some proprietary element to their business.



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