Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 24th Oct 2007 19:40 UTC, submitted by flanque
Linux Turbolinux has followed Novell, Linspire, and Xandros in signing a patent and technology agreement with Microsoft. "In a deal that could lead to the creation of a unique cross-platform authentication system for heterogenous networks, Tokyo-based Linux distributor Turbolinux announced this morning, Japan time, it has reached an agreement with Microsoft for a cross-licensing of the two companies' patent portfolios."
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Nothing else to say, really.
by shykid on Wed 24th Oct 2007 20:58 UTC
shykid
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2007-02-22

Sad. I wouldn't sign such an agreement unless I was able to know which patents I'm violating, if any.

Edit: fixed typo.

Edited 2007-10-24 20:58

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RE: Nothing else to say, really.
by camo on Thu 25th Oct 2007 05:08 in reply to "Nothing else to say, really."
camo Member since:
2007-10-08

Agree, but then you might tell MS to go f**k itself if you did know.

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