ConsortiumInfo: Microsoft's Love Letter to IBM and the Shape of Things to Come
Feb 17, 2007, 05:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)
"Back on January 25, I wrote a blog entry called OOXML v. ODF:
What a Week! At that time, I thought that events of increasing
importance were happening incredibly quickly, but it seems that
both the frequency as well as the amplitude of this competition
continue to increase. In this blog entry, I'll try to place one of
this week's major events in context, while continuing to flag all
news as it happens in the right hand column of this page.
"Perhaps the most significant news this week was Microsoft's
decision to escalate the air wars by sending IBM a valentine, in
the form of an open letter posted on February 14 at the Microsoft
Interoperability Web page..."