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May 28, 2008, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

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"One of the unexpected benefits of Microsoft's desire to get some hot openness-juice is that in its effort to appear open it is revealing far more of its internal thought processes. Here's a fascinating document coming out of that--actually a job advertisement for the post of Senior Marketing Manager-Open Source Community.

"Alongside the usual euphemisms--'Microsoft is committed to the long-term growth of open source. This includes technical collaborations, business partnerships, industry participation--and community outreach': that would be embrace, extend, extinguish--it includes the following passage..."

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