What Was Matt Mullenweg Doing at the Microsoft Conference?

Automaticc’s Matt Mullenweg appeared on stage, together with Microsoft’s CTO Ray Ozzie during their Professional Developers Conference. Ray was talking about Microsoft’s latest foray into the cloud computing niche called WindowsAzure.

According to reports, WindowsAzure will let Microsoft’s corporate clients to write code on a cloud-based OS running on Microsoft’s data centers. WindowsAzure is about to go live sometime in January. It’s obviously a paid service which will have business corporations as the main clients.

But what was Matt’s business there?

Is Matt a customer or a collaborator? Either way it doesn’t seem fitting. We all know that Matt is an open-source advocate, having built WordPress on top of various open-source architecture platforms.

Will WordPress be one of WindowsAzure’s offerings?

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