Microsoft and Red Hat Continue Partnership Dance

 
 
By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2007-07-16 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Opinion: Intellectual property may be off the table, for now, but it sure seems like Red Hat and Microsoft are still dancing around coming to some kind of partnership relationship.

Intellectual property may be off the table, for now, but it sure seems like Red Hat and Microsoft are still dancing around coming to some kind of partnership relationship.

In a recent eWEEK news story by Peter Galli, Horacio Gutierrez, Microsofts vice president of intellectual property and licensing, said, "Red Hat and Microsoft have previously had conversations about interoperability, but none of our recent conversations have included discussions about intellectual property cooperation."
Ah! Notice the start of the last phrase, "none of our recent conversations." So, they are still talking.
Read the full story on Linux-Watch: Microsoft and Red Hat Continue Partnership Dance Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
 
 
 
 
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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