Antitrust trials and internal memos leaked to the Web give the first glimpse of how Redmond maintains a hammerlock on APIs, and paint Java and Linux as the giant's most serious threats yet.
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"Microsoft has been more influential as a de facto standard setter than
most standards organizations have been."
The strategy was to lock Java developers into Windows, in what one executive called a "Trojan horse."