Microsoft Dances With Open Source Businesses
Oct 20, 2008, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)
"If "we're all mixed source companies" then there is no real
difference between Microsoft and, say, Red Hat. Microsoft wants
merely to share its profit secrets with anyone who is interested in
making money rather than political points.
"Thus its well-timed release of Web platform installers which
can get open source developers conversant with tools like ASP .Net,
Silverlight, and the .Net Framework."