Microsoft’s Patent Strategy: Now It Can Be Revealed

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From Slashdot:

CptRevelation writes “Microsoft has released more detailed information on the patents supposedly in breach by the open-source community. Despite their accusations of infringement, they state they would rather do licensing deals instead of any legal action. […]”

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GraspingTheObvious writes “Microsoft has released more detailed information on the patents supposedly in breach by the open-source community. Despite their accusations of infringement, they state they would rather have companies give them big stacks of money in exchange for vague threats instead of having to spend years and a lot of money in court with no guarantee that (a) the patents will hold up, nor that (b) the potentially infringing code will still be in the software by the time the matter is decided. […]”