Memo to Bill Gates: What a mess. Less than a week after a court-approved deal ended the antitrust case, Microsoft was back in the spotlight. The latest Halloween memo portrayed your company as utterly obsessed with the open-source software movement but utterly confused about how best to proceed.
I can only imagine the state of confusion. Microsoft has tried to persuade developers and users for the last four years that theres no there there --and to no avail.
Your minions better get a handle soon. The question is whether thats at all possible, but in the meantime, here are a few items to consider
End the FUD campaign
Enough with the fear, uncertainty, and doubt. You once referred to the General Public Licenses "Pac-Man-like nature," while Steve Ballmer separately described it as a "cancer."
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