Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jun 2007 16:04 UTC, submitted by davidiwharper
Linspire Linspire has announced an agreement to license voice-enabled instant messaging, Windows Media 10 codecs, and TrueType font technologies from Microsoft for its Linux distribution. Additionally, Microsoft will offer protection to Linspire customers against possible violations of Microsoft patents by Linux.
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by kejar31 on Thu 14th Jun 2007 16:48 UTC
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I am confused with this deal. What is it Microsoft getting in return. To me it sounds like Linspire is just offering a Microsoft software pack that includes MS fonts, MP10 codecís and MS indemnification on their Click n Run service.

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