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OOXML Revisionism

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Controversies around OOXML gradually vanish, at least in Wikipedia; the UK is encouraged to embrace ODF for savings

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Novell ‘Rebranding’ Suggests Novell Keeps All the Power

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A new initiative from Novell helps explain Novell's tyrannical nature when it comes to software, which it would rather use to dominate customers and suppliers, as opposed to share and decentralise

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Novell is Denouncing OOXML-Like Bogus ‘Standards’ After Helping OOMXL

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After Microsoft "bought" OOXML support from Novell, the company's PR reps suggest that it is bad practice

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Microsoft Tactic: We Love Open Source, But Those ‘Zealots’ Don’t Love Us Back

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One last response to the provocation from Microsoft (charm offensive), which IDG's fauxpen source blog is still spinning (third time now)

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Microsoft Open Source Strategy is Upside Down.

http://martin.iturbide.com

Last April (April-29-2010) there was a local event in Ecuador organized by AESoft, the Ecuadorian Software association. This event was names “Integrated Technologies” and was sponsored by Microsoft, CodePlex, Port25 and The Apache Foundation. On this conference Microsoft sent a message saying that they are Open Source friendly and they support Open Source development.

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Novell India

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A reminder of the fact that Novell is moving to India, just like Microsoft which gains more control there over government operations

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Microsoft: 'We love open source'

http://www.networkworld.com

Everyone in the Linux world remembers Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's famous comment that Linux is a "cancer" that threatened Microsoft's intellectual property. In 2010 Microsoft is trying hard not to be public enemy No. 1.

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Microsoft Decides to Embrace and Extend ‘Plugfest’

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Microsoft describes its proprietary, binary-only formats in the context of a "plugfest" - a term implicitly reserved for ODF events

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Intel’s Acquisition of McAfee Makes It More of a Freedom Enemy

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The bribing chipmaker scoops up a firm that is hostile towards Linux and the GPL, which may also mean that future chips from Intel will be more OS-specific and DRM/TC-laden

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When open source sells out.

http://it.toolbox.com

I just read a rather alarming article claiming that Oracle aims to destroy open source software industry. This article is in the tone of chicken little. As in the sky is falling and all is doom and gloom. It is written in such a way to ring every alarm bell it can find. It is, I believe, on the border of FUD.

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Meter maids stunt backfires at Microsoft geek gathering

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Poor Gold Coast Meter Maids: Judged Too Hot For M$!

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Oracle aims to destroy open source software industry

http://www.zdnet.com

If proprietary companies like Oracle can buy up open source projects and then take back their open source status, how can an enterprise depend on open source software?

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Oracle’s Java Aggression Spills to Other Sun Projects

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An accumulation of news about Oracle's software patents offence

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Apple Benefits From Oracle’s Patent Attack on Android

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Among those who benefit from an attack on Android there's Apple, whose CEO is a good friend of Oracle's CEO; more coverage about this development which dominates the news

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Microsoft Continues to Distort the Word ‘Open’ and Harm SVG Using Proprietary VML

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Microsoft's distortion of formats using VML, and the continued threat of proprietary Samba substitutes masquerading as "open"

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