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Microsoft says its contentious relationship with open source is changing

Mar 19, 2010, 17:04 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Krill)

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"Acknowledging the relationship between Microsoft and the open source community has been contentious, a Microsoft official Thursday nonetheless emphasized the company's embrace of the open source paradigm, even if it was not necessarily for altruistic purposes.

"The presentation by Microsoft's Stuart McKee, who holds the title of national technology officer for the United States, continued a pattern in recent years that has seen Microsoft publicly embracing the open source movement and even funding it."

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