Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
If MS plans to sue for intellectual property related issues, IBM is unlikely to choose an obsequious posture. Today's leaders at big blue don't cower to opposition. Moreover, even when tides turn, they demonstrate some unique strategy of their own. Perhaps that's a component of why the company continues after over 118 years . Let's also keep in mind that IBM is the heavyweight contender when it comes to patents...