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Posted
6 November 2007 @ 7am

Google Announces OpenSearch Alliance: Helping Search Also-Rans

Fake Steve on Google’s OpenSocial project and handset alliance:

Companies don’t form alliances and consortia when they’re winning.

…Whenever you see companies start talking about being “open,” it means they’re getting their ass kicked. You think Google will be forming an OpenSearch alliance any time soon, to help also-rans in search get a share of the spoils? Me neither.