GNU/Linux and free software are a boon to a lot of businesses, and a thorn in the sides of others. Both the friends and enemies of Linux are realizing that Linux is important, and that it is here to stay. HP is leveraging Linux to try to return from the brink of financial ruin. As colleges and other schools around the country teeter on the verge of bankruptcy, many are moving to open source textbooks as a lower cost alternative. Free software is freeing people from the shakedown that is cable television. Finally, Microsoft has broken down and contributed code to a GPL version 3-licensed project.

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Created by aweber 10 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 28 weeks ago
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10 years 28 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago


Loved us to death

Microsoft contributing GPL version 2 or later code is huge news. All of it bad.

Judas had to get close to Jesus in order to slip the knife in. A Pharisee wouldn't have stood a chance.

M$ can never be our friend, no matter what amount of code they might care to contribute.

The wrong people own it.

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