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Brian Behlendorf on the Sharepoint Threat to Open Source

Nov 09, 2007, 03:15 (2 Talkback[s])
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"I'm here at Alfresco's inaugural Community Council today, listening to Brian Behlendorf talk about 'The Threat of Microsoft SharePoint to Open Source.' What follows is a report of Brian's talk, with a little of my own commentary mixed in.

"Brian spent the first ten minutes talking about collaborative software, defining it and articulating what real collaborative software should comprise. One of his primary points was that true collaborative software must be open to external ecosystems. This involves more than single sign-on. It's about connecting the underlying data between applications..."

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