[oclug] Should we invite Microsoft to an OCLUG Meeting
cmacd at achilles.net
Mon May 10 16:09:10 EDT 2004
> Too bad Bob is wrong. M$'s success is NOT based on meeting customer
> needs, but on it's monopoly and vigoursly defending that.
Oh I don't know, IBM "Needed " windows 95 to meet customer
requests. was it too much that in order to sell it, they had to
drop selling their own OS...
I would love to see someone from MS try to explain how their "shared
Source" project relates to real Open source. Too bad that someone like
Dan Achroid couldent help ask the questions.
REmber that they have recently launched at least one Tool as "real" open
source -- on sourceforge even, so you can't say they NEVER open source
anything. (if the world whifts overninght, they can say "we have been
doing it for a while now",...
Charles MacDonald Stittsville Ontario
cmacd at achilles.net Just Beyond the Fringe
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