, Bass wrote

@vesuvius:

On a purely technical level, I agree. I also think Esperanto is a far technically superior language than English, but that's not the language I wrote this post in. Familiarity and standards compliance are important factors in technology decisions.

Wow! (this might be losely related Smiley)

The movie i linked to in the original post had really made me think that Microsoft is getting its escape route ready. That's a pretty huge investment in open standards. I am seeing this as in insurance, or hedging bets.