How Microsoft Learned to Stop Worrying and (Almost) Love Open Source | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The year was 2006, and Sam Ramji had just been named Microsoft’s head of open source software strategy. Up to then, Redmond’s most famous contribution to the open source community was CEO Steve Ballmer comparing Linux to a malignant cancer. Even Ramji was skeptical — and a little afraid — of his new job.