Microsoft Hatred FAQ
mscottschilling at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 18 22:14:15 CEST 2005
"John Bokma" <john at castleamber.com> wrote in message
news:Xns96F395263F33castleamber at 188.8.131.52...
> "Mike Schilling" <mscottschilling at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Now, once more, why are standards" *more valuable* than
> standards are written by internationally recognized independent
> organisations, v.s. everyone can write a recommendation. For you, and
> others this doesn't matter, for others it does. Why do you think Microsoft
> made part of .NET a standard?
Marketing. It lets them claim that .NET is open and Java is proprietary.
SOAP, which is also part of their "open" story, is a recommendation.
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