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Microsoft Doesn't Care About Destroying Linux

Jul 02, 2007, 23:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"Everywhere I turn these days, I continue to hear how 'Novell' sold Linux users down the river. And while I partially agree with this perspective, I do differ with those who say Xandros did the same thing. Xandros is simply looking to make sure that fluidity between the Linux desktop and Windows desktop is as smooth as possible. Heck, they did not even share which of these alleged patents were being violated whatsoever to the Linux company. Unfortunately, another company has made a deal with Microsoft, and it is not who you might expect either.

"Even though IP licenses were offered to Xandros, it was LG that took them up on the offer. Personally, I think this is really more the work of twitchy lawyers and less about anything with any real teeth to it..."

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