InfoWorld: Gates: Open Source, Interoperability Not Synonymous
Feb 04, 2005, 15:15 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Krill)
"Interoperability is sometimes confused with open source
software, Gates said.
"'Open source is a methodology for licensing and/or developing
software--that may or may not be interoperable. Additionally, the
open source development approach encourages the creation of many
permutations of the same type of software application, which could
add implementation and testing overhead to interoperability
efforts,' Gates said..."