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weta
01-29-2003, 02:51 AM
Surprise open source gong for Redmond

Microsoft was a surprise winner in the open source awards announced at LinuxWorld last week.
The company's Services for Unix 3.0 won the award for best system integration software in the
Open Source Product Excellence Awards.

Read more (http://www.vnunet.com/News/1138313)

minibubba
01-29-2003, 03:47 AM
micosoft?...open source?...not two words I would expect in the same sentence

Andy
01-29-2003, 04:39 AM
micosoft?...open source?...not two words I would expect in the same sentence
unless you saying microsoft is not open source ;)

minibubba
01-29-2003, 04:42 AM
lol...yes, that sentece I would expect :)

dirtydog
01-29-2003, 07:11 AM
But it is still a Windows-based product, with the user needing to run Windows NT4, 2000 or XP Professional. The Unix/Linux element is needed in order to access the Unix operating systems.

A purist might therefore argue that it is not open source at all.




:rolleyes: :hmph: :thumbs do