Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Jul 2007 18:12 UTC, submitted by deanlinkous
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Microsoft has declared itself untouched by any GPLv3 terms, everyone is trying to figure out if they have a leg to stand on. There is a whole lot of analysis going on, with some wondering if Microsoft is a distributor of software under GPLv3 by means of the voucher distribution and others wondering just what those vouchers included."
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Consider for a moment.
by Googlesaurus on Tue 10th Jul 2007 19:02 UTC
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Consider for a moment MS can't be held to GPLv3 simply because they have had no interaction with it. They have touched nothing involving the license, and you can bet the farm they won't. The voucher argument is worthless, GPLv3 didn't exist at the time of the agreement with Novell.

The column which recently appeared on Grolaw is a lot of speculation, coupled with a healthy dose of wishful thinking. Neither of which will hold a drop of water.

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