"In my previous post about last week's Microsoft Technology
Summit, I talked a little bit about the structure of the event and
the overtures that Microsoft seems to be making towards the Open
Source community. Some of my esteemed industry colleagues feel that
Microsoft is never to be trusted, that they are a snake in the
grass and a dangerous aggressor, and they are out to crush anyone
who opposes them at any cost.
"Well, okay, I can appreciate the position of conventional Open
Source ideologues on Microsoft as much as anyone else..."