New Zealand Herald: Microsoft Turns It Up at Open-source Forum
May 21, 2002, 16:00 (30 Talkback[s])
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"In a lively extended meeting Open Source Society spokesman and
developer Mike Harrison outlined what open source software is, the
various ways it is licensed, and the benefits and pitfalls of using
it to develop applications.
"Microsoft manager Brett Roberts questioned comparisons between
Microsoft products and what open source competitors were using in
equivalent versions and offered up Windows XP and Office XP for
comparison against the latest in open source.
"'I'll send you a copy,' he said to Harrison. 'I think it's a
good idea you have that...'"