Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Apr 2007 18:53 UTC
SuSE, openSUSE As reported by Slashdot, debate has risen over ClearType in Linux. OpenSUSE recently disabled this technology, saying "that this feature is covered by several Microsoft patents and should not be activated in any default build of the library". Other websites have picked up on this as well: "The strange thing is though: no matter the fact that Novell and Microsoft are now buddies, openSUSE still has to be concerned about the ClearType patents!"
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So will the Linux crowd admit
by jakesdad on Tue 10th Apr 2007 20:04 UTC
jakesdad
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2005-12-28

that they are now guilty of spreading really bad FUD?

I mean they claim that everyone is doing it to them... But they do it to others.. That beranger person doenst even respond to valid arguments against the stand they took. Its petty and makes the linux crowd look worse than MS.

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IanSVT Member since:
2005-07-06

For a community that has proponents who scream about Microsoft's verbal barbs against Linux, they do a pretty good job of doing Microsoft a favor and do a good deal of the damage themselves.

Edited 2007-04-10 20:21

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