Will Friction Between Microsoft and Open-Source Community Cause Flames?

Article Source eWeek
September 30, 2009, 7:09 pm

It’s been a long, hot summer in the open-source world, particularly in the regions where open source and Microsoft butt up against each other, causing friction between and within the two camps as their members battle over whether and how they should interact.

Microsoft has been all over the map with regard to open source, extending in July a promise not to pursue patent infringement litigation against open-source developers who implement the ECMA standards that underlie Microsoft’s .NET Framework…

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