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Want to be like Eclipse? Microsoft Does

I just finished reading this article while downing my morning coffee. Here are some interesting quotes:

Microsoft received plaudits and criticism for its openness efforts at the MIX08 event Thursday with a Microsoft official also citing an overture toward the Eclipse Foundation for open-source tooling.

Microsoft’s Sam Ramji, director of open source and Linux strategy, said after the session that in two weeks, Microsoft will reveal plans to collaborate with open-source Eclipse Foundation projects. Those details are to be aired at the EclipseCon conference in Santa Clara, Calif. on March 19. Microsoft has been one of the industry’s few holdouts from Eclipse participation… Microsoft also plans to work with the Apache Software Foundation.

It looks like this year’s EclipseCon is even more interesting… e4…. Microsoft…