Open Source as Weapon

Posted by dave on Jun 19, 2004 9:00 AM EDT
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"Sun has used open source as tactical weapon with OpenOffice and StarOffice," said John Koenig, an open source SIG moderator with the non-profit Software Development Forum and president of RiseForth, a consultancy. "They're looking at it as not a moneymaker but as a way to try to commoditize that part of Microsoft's business."

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