OSNews: What if Microsoft Gave Away Vista?
Sep 20, 2005, 00:15 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Scheinberg)
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"Microsoft is the sworn enemy of geeks internet wide. Though
there are many Windows supporters out there, there are plenty who
hate Microsoft. Microsoft, last week at the PDC, announced some
pretty impressive initiatives. Love them or hate them, they are
taking some big risks with a new user interface for Microsoft
Office, changing the core of their web server, IIS, in very large
ways to mimic many of the strengths of Apache, embracing open XML
via RSS, moving data from the registry to the file system in
Windows Mail, and even converting their default Office document
format to an 'open' XML-based format similar to OpenDocument format
(OASIS), which OpenOffice.org uses..."