[Linux-aus] SMH and The Age :)
brent.w at infosynergy.com.au
Tue Feb 25 20:46:02 UTC 2003
But are not critical parts of .NET being prepared for patents?
FUD to the power of 3?
3 FUDS and we're all out?
From: Jeff Waugh [mailto:jdub at perkypants.org]
Sent: Tuesday, 25 February 2003 11:23 PM
To: linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au
Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] SMH and The Age :)
<quote who="Leon Brooks">
> Bollocks. Microsoft think of .NET as being an open standard; they're
> just publishing officially good vibes and hoping everyone comes to
> their party.
Critical components of the .NET platform *ARE* standards (ECMA TC39/TG2
"The following organizations have participated in the work of ECMA
TC39/TG2 and TC39/TG3 and their contributions are gratefully
Fujitsu Software, Hewlett-Packard, Intel Corporation,
Business Machines, ISE, Microsoft Corporation, Monash University,
Netscape, OpenWave, Plum Hall, Sun Microsystems"
You can't fight FUD with FUD!
"I think it will be admitted by all that to have exploited so great a
scientific invention for the purpose and pursuit of entertainment
alone would have been a prostitution of its powers and an insult to
the character and intelligence of the people." - John Reith
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