Microsoft Doesn't Care About Destroying Linux
Jul 02, 2007, 23:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
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[ 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..."