Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.





More on LinuxToday


Groklaw: Halloween Memo I Confirmed and Microsoft's History on Standards

Jan 30, 2007, 12:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"When Eric Raymond published the first Halloween Memo, 'Open Source Software: A (New?) Development Methodology,' some wondered if it was authentic.

"Later, Microsoft sort of confirmed the authenticity in its own style ('Although Microsoft has not attempted to perform a line-for-line review of the posted documents, they do appear to be confidential Microsoft documents with annotation, sent internally to select staff and management on Aug. 11, 1998').

"We need wonder no more..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: