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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RE[2]: The Real Surprise
by sbergman27 on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 15:22 UTC in reply to "RE: The Real Surprise"
sbergman27
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A blogger working to find a solution to a problem, rather than just creating a sensationalist spectacle?

Actually, I was thinking of Greg Kroah-Hartman, mudslinging kernel developer and community "spokesperson". But in this case I guess he's Greg Krah-Hartman, Novell employee.

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