Microsoft in TBTF
Robin M. Stephens
Thu, 05 Nov 1998 12:33:35 +1100
And here is a link to the document for those interested. Suprisingly
accurate in places.
At 01:18 AM 5/11/98 GMT, email@example.com wrote:
>There is also a piece on Microsoft's view of Open Source
>The Halloween Document
>Whose trick, whose treat?
>Someone anonymously sent to Eric Raymond an internal Microsoft
>memo purporting to detail the company's view of Linux and the
>Open Source movement. Raymond, a grand old man in the world
>of Open Source since his article The Cathedral and the Bazaar
> influenced Netscape's decision to open up the source code
>for Communicator, spent the Halloween weekend annotating the
>memo and has posted it on the Web . Raymond says:
>> It is in recognition of the date, and my fond hope that pub-
>> lishing it will help realize Microsoft's worst nightmares,
>> that I named it the "Halloween Document."