"The often-hostile relations between Microsoft and the
open-source community are thawing, and new dialogues appear to be
opening between senior officials in both camps.
"In continuing its outreach to the most prominent members of the
open-source community, Microsoft has invited Michael Tiemann,
president of the Open Source Initiative and vice president of
open-source affairs at Linux vendor Red Hat, to meet and start a
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.