"Next week I'm leading the 'Open Source, the Web,
Interoperability, and Microsoft' panel at Mix07 in Vegas, my first
Microsoft conference. Naturally, I've been pondering the topic so I
don't end up on stage with my pants around my ankles. The more I
think about it, the more I think Microsoft loves open source--and
not just because they're fools if they
"I know popular opinion has Microsoft cursing open source at
every turn, but what do the facts indicate? Do they really despise
something they clearly benefit from? I don't think so--the folks in
Redmond aren't that short-sighted. In fact, I'll give you seven
reasons I think Bill and Co. love open source..."
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