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The Register: Is 'GNU/Solaris' Emerging from Microsoft-Novell Deal?

Dec 01, 2006, 17:30 (6 Talkback[s])
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"As his attorney told us recently, in the light of the Microsoft-Novell deal, his focus on long term values over short-term expediency looks wiser now than it was once perceived to be:

"'What Microsoft did to 'Open Source' was what Stallman always said could be done to it,' attorney Eben Moglen told us. 'First you take the politics out, and when the veal has been bleached absolutely white, you can cover it with any sauce you like. And that's what Microsoft did, and 'Open Source' became the sauce on top of Microsoft proprietarianism...'"

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