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A Microsoft OSS Detente? Interesting.

by Mike Levin SEO & Datamaster, 06/13/2007

An anonymous reader writes โ€œAn article on OSWeekly.com discusses a few things that Microsoft could learn from OSS and Linux. โ€˜As Microsoft continues to understand that open source does not mean they cannot generate a decent profit, I honestly wonder if they will eventually โ€œgetโ€ that releasing MS Office code to the open source community is their only option. Since the whole threatening to sue thing will be met with the same fan base response, just like the RIAA, it is certainly not a wise decision. And if Microsoft thinks Open Office is a pain now, try suing people over it, then see how many people refuse to buy their products.โ€™โ€
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