Tuesday, May 15, 2007

» GPLv3 the impetus for Microsoft’s latest Linux attack campaign | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

There's a big difference between "building bridges" and involuntarily giving away intellectual property.  For some insights on how Microsoft is constructively seeking to engage with the open source community, see Port 25

With one stroke, Microsoft has ended any illusion that it planned to try to build bridges with the open-source community. And it appears the primary reason for Microsoft's decision to go back on the public attack against Linux and other open-source software is the looming Version 3 of the Free Software Foundation's General Public License (GPL).

Source: » GPLv3 the impetus for Microsoft’s latest Linux attack campaign | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

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