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

“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

“‘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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