__/ [ Brad ] on Tuesday 23 May 2006 13:01 \__
> On Tue, 23 May 2006 06:04:54 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Microsoft Closed to Open Source
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | According to a recent article in News.com by Ingrid Marson ("Microsoft:
>> | Open source 'not reliable or dependable"), Microsoft is not so hip on
>> | open source.
>> | Basically, open source is a New Age way of developing software. That
>> | is, instead of a big company developing it, a community of developers
>> | across the world contribute to the development of a software product.
> So this is news? Just because the mainstream media wants to make "open
> source" a catch-phrase. sheesh. They don't have a clue that OSS is not
> new. It's just new to them.
Well, this is actually more of a blog item, which many would recommend gets
read. I can't recall if I found it among the news aggregators or a Linux
site. It centralises some of the recent stories and development, e.g. the
Open Source: Microsoft 'not reliable or dependable' (not necessarily in that