"'Eventually,' says internet pioneer Paul Vixie, 'even Microsoft
will have to embrace open source.'
"The giant from Redmond's shared source initiative doesn't go
far enough, says Vixie, in the country to deliver talks and
workshops at the Auckland Uniforum conference.
"'What's the point of code you can only look at, but not
"He says that unlike open source, there is no incentive for
anyone to freely work with Microsoft. You can't derive anything
from the code without Microsoft's permission. As a frequent open
source contributor, Vixie thinks it's the only way forward for
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