September 20, 2002

Open source, shared source or secret sauce?

"Microsoft is entitled to draw its own conclusions from its shared source initiative, and it has the political skill to make capital out of it.

But in the long term, there are lots more things to be said. In the end, the open-source community will thank Microsoft for pushing the debate on. Let's face it, the polarisation of the debate can get pretty sterile -- it's all too easy to apply the usual clichés of Open-Source-Good and Microsoft-Evil."

Link: ZDNET.co.uk

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  • Open Source
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