Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Jun 2007 21:09 UTC, submitted by WillM
Linux The Linux community is splitting - right down the middle, at this point - over Microsoft's controversial claims that the open-source operating system infringes on patents it holds. Last Tuesday, Mandriva became the third Linux vendor within five days to say it isn't interested in signing a licensing deal with Microsoft to avoid possible infringement claims. A blog posting to that effect by Mandriva CEO Francois Bancilhon followed similar declarations by officials at Red Hat and Canonical.
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by Nelson on Tue 26th Jun 2007 21:23 UTC
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I wouldn't say right down the middle (cmon..Xandros and Linspire..?) but yea there is a slight division.

Those true to Linux, Open source, and it's philosophies will dismiss all of this patent bs and continue on with their lives.

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