Aug 08, 2007, 22:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)
"There is an ugly feeling growing against Microsoft in its
attempts to have a few of its shared-source licenses certified as
OSI (Open Source Initiative)-approved. The general sentiment is
that OSI approval is for everyone except Microsoft.
"I compete with Microsoft. My livelihood depends on beating
Microsoft. I have worked for two companies that have been run over
by Microsoft and its leveraging of monopoly power. I'm at least as
familiar with Microsoft's legal and business tactics as most
people, and probably more so than most. I've been on the losing end
of Microsoft's monopoly power more than once.
"But I don't believe in discrimination. Not even of the 'bad