Microsoft admits open source patent pledge misses the target

Microsoft has admitted execution flaws with its promise not to sue open source software developers and invited the wider community to tell the software firm how it can get it right.

In a blog posting inviting feedback on its plan to offer non-commercial developers a covenant not to sue for patent infringement, Microsoft's director of standards, Jason Matusow, admitted that there had been mistakes.

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