"Far from penalizing Microsoft, Wednesday's decision by the
European Commission assures a bright future for the company as a
patent licensing operation, according to one representative only
two open source interests called to testify before the
"Because Microsoft will be allowed to pursue royalty revenue
from the APIs it publishes, Jeremy Allison says that the projects
such as Samba, which he jointly leads, may face a prohibitive
hurdle. Microsoft's competitors use software such as Samba to
access file and print services on Windows machines..."
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