Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 22:53 UTC, submitted by Remy Chi Jian Suen
Editorial So, Microsoft submits 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, all licensed under the GPL. Microsoft, who considers Linux a great threat, and once called the GPL a "cancer". Opinions on this one are flying all around us, but what does Linus Torvalds, Linux' benevolent dictator, think about all this?
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IBM's reaction was to change their corporate behaviour. Turn it around completely

Comedy gold. Google is also not evil.

Actually, IBM donates more than money ... they have donated code. Vast amounts of it. Probably more so than anyone else.

You don't seriously think they do that for some altruistic reasons, do you? It benefits them to do so and the moment it no longer does they'll stop.

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