Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 09:43 UTC
Microsoft Sometimes, some things are just too good to be true. Earlier this week, Microsoft made a relatively stunning announcement that it would contribute some 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, licensed under the GPL. Microsoft isn't particularly fond of either Linux or the GPL, so this was pretty big news. As it turns out, the code drop was brought on by... A GPL violation.
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The Real Surprise
by sbergman27 on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 11:55 UTC
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The truly surprising thing to me is that Greg Kroah-Hartman exhibited some discretion for once.

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