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Patent Deals With Microsoft Mean Death To Linux?

Jul 20, 2007, 19:30 (10 Talkback[s])
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"For sometime there, I generally figured that once the next revision of the GPL came about, all of these deals that are being made with Microsoft will eventually be put to bed. I was also delighted to see Mandriva standing against the alleged patent violations that Microsoft brought up time and again.

"They clearly state that they, like other Linux distributors, are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. But this kind of backbone becomes a moot point when other companies are all but lining up to gain Microsoft's blessing..."

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