The Open Specification Promise (OSP) is similar in many respects to patent non-assertion covenants and patent pledges provided by Computer Associates, IBM, Nokia, Novell, Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), Red Hat, and Sun Microsystems in various contexts. It addresses a number of long-standing concerns voiced by members of the 70-662 Microsoft open source software development community about the particular requirements of open-source licensing and distribution business models. For example, where many standards bodies use patent policy language asserting that patent licence terms are "non-sublicenseable," the Microsoft Open Specification Promise makes this limitation disappear, as clarified in the FAQ: "There is no need for sublicensing.
Smith's most recent game was Communicate Hope, which aided the development of Microsoft's 70-662 exam Office Communicator (now known as Lync). For this game, the goal was to get users to provide feedback on the product design and usability and to submit bugs. The game leaderboard was linked to five charities and Microsoft's contributions to those charities was tied to the game results. Smith's group got 16x more feedback from people playing the game than those not playing the game, and tens of thousands of dollars went to the charities.
Microsoft has always been providing us with products that have been making computing much easier. That includes both software and hardware products. But now, for the first time, Microsoft has taken 70-662 Microsoft another step into the world of hardware.This vote is critical to Microsoft's global ambitions, given that a growing number of governments -- including several U.S. state governments -- and educational institutions require that their documents be produced using software recognized as an open standard. OOXML is at the heart of Microsoft's Office 2007 productivity suite