What is Microsoft's Real Agenda for the Linux Community?
Jun 27, 2007, 22:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Klee)
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"With Mandriva and others rejecting Microsoft's Linux payoff
deal, there is a lot of talk lately about Microsoft's new Patent
Infringement Protection Plan and how it might not be the 'you
scratch our backs and we wont stab you in yours' plan that it was
initially thought to be.
"Microsoft is a company that has product in place in nearly
every industry in the world as well as ties and relations in those
industries. Leveraging all those ties in all those industries is it
not possible that these agreements are setting the stage for
something bigger? Considering this, one has to take a step back and
think about what the end goal of these kinds of agreements might