Should FOSS 'Match Microsoft' on Interoperability?
Aug 17, 2009, 17:01 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)
"No More Bad Guy?
"Speaking of talking, that's just what bloggers have been doing
ever since the Linux Loop's Thomas Teisberg entreated the FOSS
community to "match Microsoft" on interoperability.
""As much as the FSF would like to continue framing Microsoft
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guy in every situation, they aren't," Teisberg wrote, citing the
so-called "browser ballot" for Windows 7 and the proposed file
format ballot for Office 2010. "The Microsoft of today is very
different from the Microsoft of 5 years ago, and supporters of open
standards should start to match their moves towards
"Did Linux gees jump all over that one? You bet your ballot box
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