It seems that winds of change continue to sweep the Redmond.
Yeah, I know this is old news but this announcement came just a short time before Gates stepped down. Could there eventually be peace between the pundits of Cathedral and Bazaar software models? As the article suggests, most of the stuff contained in the "Get the facts" campaign was FUD and sought to smear Open Source software. It is absolutely no surprise that the there was a great deal of backlash levied against the orchestrator of this effort.
Unfortunately, industry analysts did not say very much about the truth about these so called facts.
James McGovern where ya at ;)