Friday, November 12, 2004

Today Windows. Tomorrow, The World

In a move of breathtaking scope even for Microsoft, the boys in Redmond have drafted a licensing agreement covering 130 (!) Internet protocols. These include HTTP, DNS, POP3, ping, SNMP, DNS, LDAP, Bluetooth, and even AppleTalk. MS then generously allows recipients of the license to use these properties royalty free. How nice of them.


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