Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Nov 2006 13:23 UTC, submitted by Tanked
Linux In comments confirming the open-source community's suspicions, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Thursday declared his belief that the Linux operating system infringes on Microsoft's intellectual property. In a question-and-answer session after his keynote speech at the Professional Association for SQL Server conference in Seattle, Ballmer said Microsoft was motivated to sign a deal with SUSE Linux distributor Novell earlier this month because Linux "uses our intellectual property" and Microsoft wanted to "get the appropriate economic return for our shareholders from our innovation."
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RE: re:Thin ice
by Arawn on Sat 18th Nov 2006 11:58 UTC in reply to "re:Thin ice"
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Hmm, I think they need those long release cycles to come up with some security 'potholes', so they can keep being news... ;)

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