MS attacking government use of "open source"
Rivera, Angel R
Angel.R.Rivera at conoco.com
Fri May 24 11:19:44 PDT 2002
And let's not forget the debaucle with the performance tests from and
"independent lab" payed for by M$.
From: Josip Loncaric [mailto:josip at icase.edu]
Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 1:02 PM
To: Rivera, Angel R; Robert G. Brown
Cc: Andrew Shewmaker; Bob Drzyzgula; beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: MS attacking government use of "open source"
"Rivera, Angel R" wrote:
> SecurityFocus just had an article on why M$ should not open source
Microsoft is secretive even about the performance of their software.
Their latest "critical update" for Windows augments the EULA so that the
users have to agree NOT to discuss their .NET benchmarking results with
third parties without a prior written Microsoft approval.
Isn't that special?
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