eWeek: This Sand Is Your Sand, This Sand Is My Sand
Aug 22, 2005, 22:45 (10 Talkback[s])
"The caller was a penguinista pal who claimed that Microsoft
officials were rankled by comments from Chris DiBona, Google's
open-source program manager, at the recent O'Reilly Open Source
Convention, in Portland, Ore. DiBona told attendees that Google
proudly released to the open-source community technology it used
only internally but did not release technology that users couldn't
run, such as software that required a huge data center.
"Microsoft officials skulking in the back of the session room
were chafing at the free pass Google was getting from the
open-source zealots, said the pal..."