"For such people, Microsoft hate is an excuse for a distinct
lack of introspection, and credits Microsoft with far better
execution and strategy than it actually possesses.
"Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has a goofy laugh. I'm not sure
it's an evil one.
"I mention Microsoft because some within the open-source
community quickly pounced on the company's inadvertent violation of
the GPL in its Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. Microsoft's Peter
Galli was quick to acknowledge it:
""[The license violation] was not intentional on our part. While
we had contracted with a third party to create the tool, we share
responsibility as we did not catch it as part of our code review
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