Microsoft Supports Open Source Financially and More

As a Open Source guy I found this a great news and could not resist sharing it. Microsoft is supporting Apache Software Foundation financially and a numerous other Open Source projects in other various ways.

Yahoo News says:

Microsoft on Friday expanded its support for the open-source community by giving money to the Apache Software Foundation, the first time it has given money to the long-standing open-source project.

Microsoft also said it is contributing code to support a PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) project and committing to offer royalty-free specifications for Windows Server and.NET Framework protocols as part of its expanded support for the open-source community. The company announced its plans at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) now being held in Portland, Oregon.

Read more at Yahoo News

Baki Goxhaj
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  • BANAGO Oct 31,2008 at 3:28 pm

    Yes, it really is. Thanks for the comment.

  • Armand Sep 26,2008 at 6:12 pm

    Great, it’s a good news.

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