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Microsoft to Open Source Code

bagsc (254194) writes | more than 6 years ago

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bagsc (254194) writes "This could be the big one! Details are scarce so far, but tomorrow's Wall Street Journal page one says: "Microsoft Corp., aiming to battle Internet rivals, announced a sweeping set of moves to loosen control of its tightly protected programs and encourage software makers to build add-on products." Vista, Word, Excel have been named as to be opened. It looks like this may be a concession to regulators to get the Yahoo! deal done."
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Sounds like the specifications they made public. (1)

Timothy Brownawell (627747) | more than 6 years ago | (#22510912)

I'm guessing that this is about the format specifications they made available with that questionable-sounding patent promise, rather than anything to do with source code.
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