MS attacking government use of "open source"
john at computation.com
Fri May 24 15:21:18 PDT 2002
They tried this with one of their database products... you are forbidden
from making any performance tests public. Doesn't that tell you what
kind of company you're dealing with when you buy Microsoft products?
Sounds more like a closed, totalitarian, police state to me.
Josip Loncaric wrote:
> "Rivera, Angel R" wrote:
>>SecurityFocus just had an article on why M$ should not open source their
> 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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