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IBM Beats Microsoft Over the Head With Its Own Code

“IBM added a delicious twist on its new commitment to help
OpenOffice.org battle Microsoft Office by donating code that was
originally derived in part from a Microsoft-developed
technology.

“IBM’s iAccessible2, code-named Project Missouri, is a
specification for technology used to help the visually impaired
interact with Open Document Format (ODF)–compliant applications
and was developed in part using Microsoft Active Accessibility
(MAA) as a starting point…”


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