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Let's face it. Microsoft would kill all free and open source software if it could. But it can't. So it's pretending to like it (even to the point of hiring "open source ambassadors"). It's biding its time until it can gain enough influence on FOSS to either kill or co-opt it into something it can exploit to forward its own aim: maximising shareholder value. Think I'm wrong?

Dave Lane @lightweight

If you haven't seen it, here's a description of some of MSFT's efforts at undermining to date: youtube.com/watch?v=-YdL7Hch78