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Could Microsoft Be Going Open Source: Through Linux?

Jun 19, 2007, 00:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joseph Smidt)

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"For a long time now I have been convinced that open source is the future. In the past, through things like FUD, Microsoft has actively tried to prevent this from being the case. Could it be that Microsoft is finally facing the reality that: the future is one of open source and if they act now, through deals, they can painlessly become a part of it?

"If Microsoft wanted to get involved in the open source game they would have a couple options: First they could just open source Windows, Office, etc... I have a feeling this would be a major disruption to their business model..."

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