internetnews.com: Microsoft Shows Openings, DoJ Not Impressed
Apr 16, 2004, 15:15 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's legal troubles with the Department of Justice
continued this week when a technical committee charged with
overseeing compliance found problems with the documentation
supplied with licensed Microsoft server protocols.
"The documentation is part of the final outcome of the landmark
DoJ settlement that requires Microsoft to make key parts of its
operating system easier for rivals to license.
"But over the last several weeks, Microsoft has show signs of
opening up by offering a new, free Visio XML schema, opening its
knowledge base to partners for the first time, involving its Most
Valuable Professionals (MVPs) more in product development and
releasing the source code for its Windows Installer XML (Wix) under
the Common Public License (CPL)..."