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Should Microsoft Really Bundle Open Source Software?

“I recently wrote about Microsoft’s ‘annoying’ tendency to
duplicate the efforts of perfectly capable Open Source Software
already in existence. In the post, he references this post by Scott
Bellware which lists several cases in which Microsoft duplicated
the efforts of OSS software.

“Ayende is not convinced by the fear factor argument around
issues of software pedigree, patents, and legal challenges. Jon
Galloway wrote about this argument a while ago in his post Why
Microsoft can’t ship open source code…”


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