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We’re going to default to openness. At the same time, what I think happened, and I think it’s as important as this Microsoft changes, is that open source changed as well. The Microsoft of floppy drives and the open source of floppy drives had become the Microsoft and the open source of the internet era, where everything is connected, products are shipped to the cloud. The software that runs your phone is coupled with your device. Those are new things and so openness has become a more nuanced concept.
If you’re on the receiving end of personal abuse, no longer do you have to suck it up or simply quit kernel development, but you actually have an avenue to (hopefully) get the situation resolved. ’” So there are very few specifics in the document that actually define what abuse is or what the acceptable level of communication should be. Some may find the Code of Conflict deeply lacking in that respect, but we think it’s a good start. By and large, the Linux kernel has been an enormous success, so let’s try to fix the problem with a general solution, rather than requiring everyone to read a 5,000-word document and sign it off before contributing – like some kind of tiresome End User Licence Agreement.
It just took this much time. It was a journey. We had to demonstrate business value. We had to validate. So when I joined there was a hypothesis that we need to change, we need to become more open because it’s good for us, it’s good for our customers, it’s good for the company. Was there any pressure from outside Microsoft? GR: Oh there was tons of pressure. We always listen to customers, that’s one of the main reasons why. And it was a changed landscape. Imagine how the world has changed since, as an example, the inception of XML.