"You know all those nice things I said about the Microsoft
Development environment a couple of weeks ago? Well, I still stand
by them as a realistic opinion of the quality of the platform for
developers. However, today's news brings the major reason you
should run away from depending on Microsoft technology like it had
a case of Ebola.
"The murmurs and worries about Microsoft's ongoing patent gossip
campaign, which came to a roiling boil with the Novell deal, have
ended. Yep, no more rumors, just the plain reality that Microsoft
is going to take their portfolio of laughable patents and start
sticking it to the open source community legally, as spelled out in
the most recent Fortune..."
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