Microsoft working on interopable software - and a slap to open source

Posted on Friday, February 04 2005 @ 22:41 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bill Gates said to customers that his company is working to make software more interoperable. He also warned users not to confuse open source software with interoperable software.
"Interoperability is about how different software systems work together. Open source is a methodology for licensing and/or developing software that may or may not be interoperable," he claimed.
More info at TNW

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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