[Baypiggies] Marginally Relevant: Open Source Value to Companies

Andrew Dalke dalke at dalkescientific.com
Mon Dec 21 15:03:13 CET 2009

On Dec 21, 2009, at 5:36 AM, Aahz wrote:
> Despite the recent embrace of Python and Open Source by Microsoft as
> represented by IronPython,

As a reminder of history, Microsoft shipped a product based on Python in 1996


though I don't think that was much of an embrace.

Historically Microsoft hasn't had a problem with open source licenses like BSD, it's with free software licenses like the GPL. See for example


				dalke at dalkescientific.com

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