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Microsoft Apologizes to Open Source Initiative for Policy Violation

Jun 09, 2008, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

"After outcry from various constituencies over the past couple of days, Microsoft has pulled from its CodePlex site its Sandcastle project for failure to comply with the terms and conditions required in order to be qualify as bona-fide open source.

"Sandcastle is a documentation compiler for managed class libraries that was labeled as being available under the Microsoft Permissive License, one of two Open Source Initiative-approved licenses under which Microsoft provides access to its source code..."

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