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Groklaw: Some Indemnification Bits for Historians

Feb 07, 2006, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"So I was cleaning off my dying hard drive, trying to salvage whatever vital materials I could before it gave up the ghost and headed for Hard Drive Heaven, and I ran across some things I totally forgot I had, things I'll be posting, to get them all on the record.

"I had earlier written that Microsoft was the first to mention indemnification and Linux in May of 2003. I've found an even earlier sighting. Microsoft mentioned it in November of 2002, even before--and just before--SCO and the Gang started its attempted Rape-and-Pillage-Linux business model. The Indemnification Chorus sang later, but it was Microsoft's song..."

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