Stories by Patrick Thibodeau and Todd R. Weiss

Users cautiously optimistic about Sun/Microsoft accord

FRAMINGHAM (04/02/2004) - Users Friday were guarded but hopeful about Sun Microsystems Inc. CEO Scott McNealy's decision to settle his company's long-running legal battle with Microsoft Corp., ostensibly ending years of contention and ushering in a new era of cooperation to foster interoperability.