RE: Judge criticises Microsoft documentation

Subject: RE: Judge criticises Microsoft documentation
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 16:27:08 +1000

As too often happens in the press, it appears that the subeditor who wrote
the headline did not read the article, or failed to comprehend it.

The headline reads "Judge: Microsoft documentation unfit for US
consumption", but there is no indication that a judge actually said that.
Further, the issue raised by the courts is not the quality of the
documentation, but rather Microsoft's delays in producing it.

The squabble is over intellectual property and anti-trust compliance, not
writing quality.

Mike West
Melbourne, Australia


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