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Microsoft: Judge us by our deeds on open source

Mar 28, 2009, 14:03 (16 Talkback[s])

"Trust us while we sue you.

"I agree. Don't judge Microsoft on its words, judge MS on its actions. Just about every serious competitor of Microsoft's in history was taken down by them not through fair competition, but rather by lawsuits, monopolistic power, and sheer illegality. Only in this decade after Microsoft has been losing in European courts and technology has moved on significantly past Microsoft's "innovations" has MS had any competition (Apple) which it wasn't able to unfairly squash."
As usual, the comments on LWN are first-rate and entertaining--ed.

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