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Mar 13, 2008, 22:00 (9 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"Because of this narrow definition of the covered specifications, no future versions of any of the specifications are guaranteed to be covered under the OSP. Each new version is subject to Microsoft's ongoing discretion on a case by case basis. In other words, every time a specification changes, Microsoft can effectively revoke the OSP as it had applied to previous versions of that same specification."

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