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NewsForge: Microsoft Using Eric S. Raymond's Code

Apr 19, 2006, 17:30 (6 Talkback[s])

"Open source software advocate Eric S. Raymond is reporting that his name and copyright information for a bit of MIT-licensed code called the GIFLIB library are included in the end user license agreement of a Microsoft application called Expression 3.3.

"Expression is a vector and pixel-based image manipulation application originally created by Creature House, a software production company acquired by Microsoft in 2003. The newest release of Expression runs only on Windows XP, whereas previous versions were also compatible with the Macintosh platform..."

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