Techworld: Linux is Not Open Source, Says Microsoft
May 05, 2004, 16:00 (46 Talkback[s])
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"As the concept of open-source takes hold, not only with
fanatical individuals but with governments across the world who
like the idea of a freely accessible source code, Microsoft is
attempting to drive a wedge between the idea of open source and the
reality of Linux.
"Stressing that Linux is 'not free,' Vamos said open source is a
development methodology that should not be confused with the
commercial nature of Linux distributions..."