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eWeek: Microsoft Makes More Open-Source Overtures

Aug 30, 2004, 16:30 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Still feeling the pressure from Linux and other open-source software competitors, Microsoft Corp. is reaching out further to the open-source community with offers of joint development and testing. But it's not yet clear if anyone is ready to listen.

"In addition to forming new initiatives to deal with Linux growth, including an upfront and official dialogue with members of the open-source community, Microsoft may also be considering releasing new sections of code as open source..."

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