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Microsoft Tight-Lipped On Unix Ownership Question

Dec 11, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"For months, I've been trying to get Microsoft to answer a few questions about the Unix technologies in its intellectual property portfolio. Microsoft agreed to an interview, then backed out. So the question remains: How much Unix code does Microsoft have its hands on?

"Microsoft's Unix roots go back more than 25 years. The company developed a version of Unix called Xenix in the 1980s that was widely used in its day..."

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