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LCA2009: Microsoft man encounters Linux storm

Jan 19, 2009, 15:32 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Tridgell said Microsoft had subverted the entire standards process by ramming the OOXML standard through and the company should make reparations, including an apology.

"He also pointed out that any collaboration between Microsoft and open source projects came as a result of judicial rulings, not otherwise.

"Tridgell, it must be borne in mind, is one of an intrepid trio who fought tooth and nail to wrest an agreement with Microsoft that specifies that every one of Microsoft's network protocols which are used to work with Windows Server will be provided to a body known as the Protocol Freedom Information Foundation."

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