Anothor step in Microsoft’s Open Source activities :
The Open Source Initiative (OSI), the recognized guardian of open source license fidelity, accepted two of Microsoft’s Shared Source licenses, the Microsoft Public License and the Microsoft Reciprocal License, thereby signaling that the licenses complied with the organization’s criteria for meeting open source principles. While Microsoft is not about to release any significant revenue-generating technologies under either of these licenses, having OSI’s blessing will break down some barriers that exist between the company and the open source community.
Source: OSI License Approval Gives Microsoft More Open Source Credibility
Author: “Michael Goulde”
Date Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2007