And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from [Steve Ballmer-ustus] that all the world should be taxed.Some capitulated but some, like Red Hat, continue to resist, as eWeek notes. The sad thing is how foolishly consistent Microsoft is on this patent thing. And confused as to what open source means.
Here are just three points that Microsoft is making clear, which are completely wrong (on a number of different levels):Microsoft wants to suggest that all open source infringes its patents, but this is like saying all proprietary software does, too, just because a few companies might. Bob Muglia, SVP of Server and Tools at Microsoft, says: