[LINK] MS to speak at NY OS Con
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 09:29:00 +0800
At 08:06 AM 02/11/2003, RC wrote:
> >From Newsforge:
>Microsoft has scored another speaking post at an open source conference.
>Interesting; given the NOIE conf, it may be that we're seeing the start of a
>strategy. Mind you, it's a high-risk strategy; you can assume that some of
>the delegates will be sufficiently intelligent to ask the sorts of questions
>whose answers will look bad in print...
The NY OS con was robustly discussed on the OpenOffice.org [Marketing]
list. Some luminaries of Free and Open Source dropped in to continue the
discussion. Browse from message 5741 (Feb 2003) if you are interested:
In addition to the NOIE conf, there are the MS "Competitive Hour" sessions
during Feb/Mar around Australia, see:
Leon has compiled an article comparing Shared Source and Open Source:
(Leon organised the Education mini-conf prior to LCA2003 last month.)
The article has been slashdotted:
There appears to be a number of people gathering pertinent questions to
seek answers at appropriate venues.
All the best
Community Contact, Australia/New Zealand
OpenOffice.org Marketing Project
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