Linux chief challenges Microsoft to pony up on patents

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 21, 2009 12:09 PM EDT
The Register; By Gavin Clarke
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Microsoft's earned the respect of certain sections of the open-source community for its engineering work around open-source and Linux. Specifically, its support for MySQL, PHP and JBoss on Windows and its involvement with Eclipse and Apache have been welcomed by developers and various community leaders in and around these technologies and projects. Yet, there remain many more skeptical and even suspicious of Microsoft and its motives, especially when it comes to statements and legal actions on patents.

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