by CIO Staff

Microsoft to License Windows Source Code

Jan 25, 20061 min
DeveloperIT Leadership

Microsoft said on Tuesday that it would comply with an E.U. antitrust ruling and license its Windows source code, the Associated Press reports.

The licensing will expose the code behind the Windows operating system, and make it possible for competitors to make products comparable with Windows.

For more CIO coverage of Microsoft’s latest antitrust wheelings-and-dealings read Microsoft Will Appeal EU Ruling and Microsoft Granted Extension for Fine-Proposal Reply.

-Al Sacco