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Microsoft Capitulates to the OSI, Gets Horse-Whipped for Its Troubles

Aug 20, 2007, 22:30 (17 Talkback[s])
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"I really, really don't understand this. I understand that Microsoft has a history of aggression against open source, as Chris DiBona wrote recently on the Open Source Initiative's (OSI) license-discuss email list. I compete with Microsoft and have for many years. I get that Microsoft has been bad.

"But discrimination is explicitly against the OSI's Open Source Definition, as Bill Hilf noted in responding to criticism from Google's Chris DiBona on the email thread..."

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