December 27, 2000

Microsoft open license program: their gain, your pain

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET commentary: "The Unix wars of the last decade pretty well blew the
word "open" into uselessness, but I'm still intrigued by
the way it has been turned upside down yet again in one
sad little corner of the computing world.

I'm referring to the Microsoft Open License Program. Of
course, Microsoft isn't alone in the misappropriation:
Adobe calls it Open Options; Computer Associates and
others also have "Open Licensing" programs."


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