Saturday September 19, 2020

Opening up to open-source

Microsoft and the open-source software (OSS) community have begun borrowing ideas, taking the best of what the other has to offer while continuing to insist that they alone offer the cheapest and best computer systems.

1st April, 2006

Microsoft and the open-source software (OSS) community have begun borrowing ideas, taking the best of what the other has to offer while continuing to insist that they alone offer the cheapest and best computer systems.

In mid-February, Microsoft - led by chairman Bill Gates - and open-source enterprise applications vendor SugarCRM announced that the next version of SugarCRM would be released under the Microsoft Community License.

The agreement was designed to bolster the interoperability between...

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