Microsoft Corp. said Monday it will share technology with Linux distributor Xandros Inc., the latest in a string of deals meant to help the patent-protected Windows operating system work more smoothly with open-source programs.

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Unless Xandros backs out of the

Unless Xandros backs out of the patent part of the deal, they're doomed when GPLv3 comes out. They are already a small-time player, and don't have the resources to fork. I don't know what they're thinking, unless they want a court battle, or to reverse the agreement as soon as GPLv3 comes out.