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Microsoft

Submission + - Microsoft Not aCathedral; Open Source Not Bazaar

AlexGr writes: "By Sean Michael Kerner (InternetNews.com) It's not every day that you see a Microsoft employee demonstrating Microsoft software running natively on Linux. Yet that's exactly what happened at AJAXWorld here, as Brad Abrams, group program manager at Microsoft for ASP.NET AJAX (codenamed Atlas) did today. During a morning keynote, Abrams declared that Microsoft is not the cathedral and that open source isn't really a bazaar when it comes to AJAX, a claim that undermines one of the core underpinnings of the open source movement. http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3 667066"

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