Tim Bray is ticked and he’s not going to take it any more: in I’ve Seen This Movie, Tim blogs,
One would assume that the world’s largest software company, when facing a technology choice, would take the trouble to actually, you know, understand the technologies involved, but the evidence doesn’t support that assumption.
Why? · The thing is, I’ve seen this movie before: The movie where there’s an emerging standard that’s got some buzz and looks promising and maybe it’ll raise the tide and float all our boats a little higher, and then Microsoft says they won’t play.
Geez. Nothing new on the internet but repeats. There’s a great conclusion. Worth reading the entire post.