"Chris DiBona, open-source programs manager at Google, says the
jury is still out on Microsoft's recent claims that free and
open-source software violates 235 Microsoft patents.
"In an interview with eWEEK, DiBona said it was too early to
tell what kind of concerns users of open-source technology should
have regarding Microsoft's claims, adding, 'Like most of the world
we'd like to see them actually enumerate what [those violations]
are. It's more of a wait-and-see. It's easy to say things like
that, it's another thing to see what concrete actions come of
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