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Microsoft's Open-Source Plan: WAMP Instead of LAMP

Feb 05, 2008, 01:45 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"The point is that Microsoft, so long as it has to put up with open-source programs, wants to turn OSS into just another Windows software stack. Linux, well, that's another matter entirely.

"As Mary Jo points out, the Linux interoperability deals have tended to be long on hype and patent FUD, but short on delivery. I would argue that Novell's Microsoft partnership has worked out for Novell, but as for Linspire, Turbolinux and Xandros, well, no, I don't see it..."

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