Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 17th Jul 2011 20:58 UTC, submitted by fran
Linux It's strange. Microsoft has been patent trolling the heck out of the Linux kernel for a long time now, and is still using these patents against Android today in its protection money scheme. However, as illustrates, Microsoft makes quite a few contributions to the Linux kernel. Shouldn't this invalidate their patent claims?
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I bet it's all about HyperV
by JAlexoid on Sun 17th Jul 2011 21:56 UTC
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I bet it's all about HyperV, so it's not surprising.

The whole mantra of Microsoft is that if it helps to sell Windows licenses, then they are happy to help out. I mean, they were helping Firefox and I know for a fact that they helped bringing PostgreSQL Windows port into existence.

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