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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..."

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