James Gosling, fellow at Sun and father of Java, has called the relevance of the pact between Sun and Microsoft into doubt
It speak also about NDA, reverse engineering in Samba, openoffice
"In the United States a really vile law got passed a few years ago called the DMCA. It is legal for stuff except stuff doing Digital Rights Management (DRM). So what has been happening is folks like Microsoft, have been putting DRM into everything. DRM has been put into places you wouldn't think would make a whole lot of sense, like the document format being wrapped in DRM stuff…" more here [ZdnetUK]

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