ESRI Dev Summit Snark29 May 2012
Every year, without fail, ESRI embraces and endorses interoperability! This year, again,
Takeaway 5: ArcGIS Embraces Interoperability
ArcGIS continues to embrace interoperability by supporting new Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC), specifications (Web Map Tile Service [WMTS] and Web Processing Service [WPS]), making public its GeoServices REST specification and file geodatabase API. ArcGIS 10.1 also features enhanced support for native spatial types in commercial and open source databases.
Thought experiment: if ESRI truly embraced interoperability, at some point would one not expect it to cease to be a noteworthy topic?