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internetnews.com: Microsoft Shows Openings, DoJ Not Impressed

Apr 16, 2004, 15:15 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)

"Microsoft's legal troubles with the Department of Justice continued this week when a technical committee charged with overseeing compliance found problems with the documentation supplied with licensed Microsoft server protocols.

"The documentation is part of the final outcome of the landmark DoJ settlement that requires Microsoft to make key parts of its operating system easier for rivals to license.

"But over the last several weeks, Microsoft has show signs of opening up by offering a new, free Visio XML schema, opening its knowledge base to partners for the first time, involving its Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) more in product development and releasing the source code for its Windows Installer XML (Wix) under the Common Public License (CPL)..."

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