Will Mesh Take the Web from Open Source?

“The launch of Microsoft’s Live Mesh has a lot of people asking
what this means for key competitors like Google or Adobe.

“But what does it mean for open source? After all:

  • “Use of Live Mesh is tied to a Windows ID.
  • “A ‘Mesh Bar’ on Windows Explorer controls file sharing between
  • “While competitors are mainly interested in syncing files
    (which is as old as LapLink) Live Mesh is integrating other
    services, like chat and news, into its shared experience…”