Microsoft's intention to promote competition

‘Twelve Tenets to Promote Competition’ is not something you would have expected a company like Microsoft to publish, and yet this is exactly what we get:
http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/newsroom/winxp/windowsprinciples.mspx

This is likely to be partly driven by the DOJ ruling, feedback from OEMs and end users. Whatever the reaons, it’s a good step forward.

What’s quite interesting is how this document could be read like it’s a charge sheet. These are all the reasons why other disliked Microsoft’s approach in the first place.