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Microsoft Dances With Open Source Businesses

Oct 20, 2008, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"If "we're all mixed source companies" then there is no real difference between Microsoft and, say, Red Hat. Microsoft wants merely to share its profit secrets with anyone who is interested in making money rather than political points.

"Thus its well-timed release of Web platform installers which can get open source developers conversant with tools like ASP .Net, Silverlight, and the .Net Framework."

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