… [and it’s hard to imagine how they could’ve done a worse job][link]. As [Gruber notes][gruber], not only was there no reason to respond, but they don’t even engage the [original article][original] in a meaningful way.
Microsoft’s reply is the equivalent of saying “Well, yeah, but… look over there at this other thing.” but with a lot more words.
[link]: http://blogs.technet.com/microsoft_blog/archive/2010/02/04/measuring-our-work-by-its-broad-impact.aspx “The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspectives from Microsoft : Measuring Our Work by Its Broad Impact”
[gruber]: http://daringfireball.net/ “Daring Fireball”
[original]: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/04/opinion/04brass.html?ref=opinion “Microsoft’s Creative Destruction”