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Microsoft Wooing Open Source on Windows

Mar 25, 2009, 15:32 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"That's led the company to develop something of a unique vision of openness, which it will be actively promoting this week at the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) and the EclipseCon 2009 developer conference.

"It's a vision that includes having open source software running on top of Windows, which Sam Ramji, senior director of platform strategy at Microsoft, claims has been working well, with more than 80,000 open source software applications now available for Windows."
80,000?? Really? -- ed.

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