Microsoft begin to squeal over Massachusetts decision.

Posted by salparadise on Oct 17, 2005 1:25 AM EDT
ZDnet; By David Berlind
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Warning. If you read any further, you will find yourself at ground 0.0 of the biggest battle the computer industry has ever seen. It is where the biggest warriors from the proprietary software world, the open standards world, and the open source world are engaged in hand-to-hand combat. At least for the moment, the open source and open standards worlds (the Rebel Alliance) appear to have joined sides against the proprietary warlords, led by Microsoft.

Both on and off the field (where negotiators have failed to broker a truce), the engagement has not been pretty. But this is war. For the first time in the battle's history, the Rebel Alliance has dealt the warlords a stunning blow.

"We were railroaded."

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So having treated the state of Ma' with contempt, the proceedings as a joke, and despite having been in on the whole thing from the start... Now it's spun out of control they begin to whine and squirm and pretend they knew nothing, were unfairly treated and never had a chance.

Ten out of ten for nerve. Minus several million for content.

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