Just another staple in my old statements: Someday MS will openly embrace OSS. Just wait, someday it will happen.
Microsoft has apparently tried to hire open source evangelist Eric S. Raymond (known in the community as ESR), according to a post on his Web log late Thursday.
According to a copy of an e-mail he received from Mike Walters, a recruiter for the Central Sourcing Team at Microsoft, a member of the research team forwarded Raymond’s name to Walters as a possible candidate for an engineering job at the Redmond company. [Read the rest]