On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 11:34:48AM -0700,
Harry Katz <hkatz(_at_)exchange(_dot_)microsoft(_dot_)com> wrote
a message of 30 lines which said:
Mark, if there's a specific part of the license you'd like
clarified, I'd encourage you to send mail to
Someone from our legal department will answer your question.
This is not what I see. I have sent several questions to
stdsreq(_at_)microsoft(_dot_)com(_dot_) I believe they were polite (anyone in
check, I copied the mailing list) and that the english was not too
I did not get a reply, neither did MARID.
Now, in most cases, no reply after 24 h is not a problem. People have
more important things to do than to reply to my mail. But, here, we
have a decision to make in the next ten days.
So, what is the reason:
1) Lack of understanding that there is a relative emergency?
2) [Suggested by Arnt Gulbrandsen] Things take a long time at big
companies. But isn't Microsoft advertise itself as an "agile company"?
3) Deliberate despise?
4) The reponse will come, just wait a few more days.