This post by John Lam, highlights the change of tide at Microsoft. The company is actively trying to court opensource, notable measures in this direction are:
- See the code – Opensourcing .NET framework
- Resources for interoperating – The Opensource interoperability lab
- Support opensource – The Dynamic Languages Runtime
Well, you might argue that these are tactical moves and not a strategy. I let that be dictated by time and persuasion ….