On Friday 28 April 2006 15:27 Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Microsoft 'double locked market'
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | Microsoft broke antitrust laws by preventing rivals from entering two
> | key computer markets, an EU lawyer said at the final day of a court
> | case.
> | [...]
> | Firstly, by using its dominance in the market for personal computers,
> | Microsoft secured 60% of the market for group servers, the key way
> | office computers communicate.
> | Secondly, Microsoft stopped giving other firms the information they
> | needed to make their servers compatible with Microsoft's windows
> | operating system.
Here's an interesting one, especially after all the garbage about "crown
jewels", "giving away code and trade secrets", "protecting IP", etc:-
Asked what Samba really wants, the team told us
"A fully specified protocol to the level of detail of an internet RFC, much
like Sun's NFS v4 - that would be perfect."
There you have it. Not such an intellectual property giveaway after all, is