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"They took the money that Microsoft offered. That's really all the news there is here - that Microsoft found another foundering commercial Linux distribution willing to sign up to the patent covenant and give it publicity. The technical aspects are irrelevant, as they indeed are in the Novell deal."

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Created by dave 7 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 14 weeks ago
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stomfi

7 years 14 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago

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Another pawn in MS antitrust defense

Another pawn in MS antitrust defense with the EU and others, at the same time trying to marginalise the USA distro community.

Get your Linux offshore where the MS dept of dirty tricks has no teeth.

If we all support offshore distros, MS will have to shell out billions buying foreign politicians for an immediate response, as all their donations supporting American ones over the years will have been in vain. Divide and conquer.

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cato4059

7 years 14 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago

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Could it be that MS is trying,

Could it be that MS is trying, to quietly "buy up " the opposition?