The Register: MS Eases Up on 'Gimme All Your Stuff' Community License
Oct 18, 2002, 02:30 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft Corp has re-worked a controversial license for a .NET
developers' hosted community, after concern the company granted
itself wide-ranging rights over developers' code...
"Workspaces is Microsoft's growing community for .NET
developers, targeted at those working in distributed groups. The
service--in beta and due next spring--provides a centralized source
for source code control, bug-tracking and discussion boards.
"These features emulate the open source community's hugely
popular SourceForge.NET, targeted at distributed and enterprise
developers working in Linux and open source code. Under Workspaces'
previous license, developers posting code to Workspaces granted
Microsoft wide-ranging rights over the use and dissemination of