October 31, 2014
Hot Topics:
RSS RSS feed Download our iPhone app

Microsoft Says 'We Love Open Source'

  • August 23, 2010
  • By Developer.com Staff

Microsoft's relationship with the open source community has come a long way since CEO Steve Balmer called Linux a "cancer" in 2001. In a NetworkWorld interview, a Microsoft executive said, "We love open source."

Jean Paoli is the general manager of Microsoft's interoperability strategy team. He said that Microsoft's mistake was equating all open source technology with Linux.

Does that mean Microsoft still hates Linux, but they're cool with open source?

Well, the Redmond-based software giant is now making key contributions to open to the Linux kernel in terms of drivers, as well as other open source initiatives.

View Article

Comment and Contribute


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have characters left.



Sitemap | Contact Us

Rocket Fuel