Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Jul 2007 18:12 UTC, submitted by deanlinkous
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Microsoft has declared itself untouched by any GPLv3 terms, everyone is trying to figure out if they have a leg to stand on. There is a whole lot of analysis going on, with some wondering if Microsoft is a distributor of software under GPLv3 by means of the voucher distribution and others wondering just what those vouchers included."
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RE[3]: The problem is GPL
by jboss1995 on Tue 10th Jul 2007 21:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The problem is GPL"
jboss1995
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2007-05-02

You can thank MS for that.

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RE[4]: The problem is GPL
by flanque on Tue 10th Jul 2007 21:35 in reply to "RE[3]: The problem is GPL"
flanque Member since:
2005-12-15

How is it Microsoft's fault?

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RE[5]: The problem is GPL
by jboss1995 on Wed 11th Jul 2007 16:59 in reply to "RE[3]: The problem is GPL"
jboss1995 Member since:
2007-05-02

The reason that the GLPv2 had to be changed was because MS was going to use it as a legal tool to be able to charge anyone and everyone for any open source the was also bundled in the Microsoft-Novell Deal. Killing samba, wine, ect.

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