"Here in the UK, there is a saying that was a quote from Virgil
that was often quoted in the original Latin, 'Timeo Danaos et dona
ferentis,' which is usually mistranslated into the phrase 'Beware
of Greeks bearing gifts.' It refers to the incident where the Greek
troops hid inside a large wooden horse and gave it to the Trojans
as a gift who promptly accepted it, then in the night the Greeks
broke out of their hiding place, went to the city gates, and...
Well, you probably know the rest. However, it is that phrase, or
both of them in fact, that pass through my mind on seeing recent
Microsoft and other corporate closed software companies' press
"There are three that come to mind that have occurred
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