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Microsoft Makes More Code Public

Feb 22, 2008, 13:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin O'Brien)

"Microsoft, facing new antitrust investigations in Europe, published 30,000 pages of previously secret software code for its ubiquitous Windows operating system on its Web site Thursday, in what the company described as a significant concession toward greater openness and compatibility with competitors.

"But the European Commission and some of those competitors reacted coolly to the disclosure by the world's largest software maker, noting that Microsoft had made similar claims in the past which turned out to be only small changes in the status quo..."

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