Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Mar 2008 20:23 UTC, submitted by SomeMicroserf
OSNews, Generic OSes Microsoft has released source code from the Singularity research project onto Codeplex under an academic, non-commercial license. "The Singularity Research Development Kit is based on the Microsoft Research Singularity project. It includes source code, build tools, test suites, design notes, and other background materials. The Singularity RDK is for academic non-commercial use only and is governed by this license."
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Mandatory Ignorance
by chaosvoyager on Thu 6th Mar 2008 08:24 UTC
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Once again, political, social, and legal issues have completely overshadowed any technical merits inherent in a project. -_-

However, if you DO open yourself up to additional liability by dealing with Singularity in academia as a student, and then apply similar techniques in your career, then it IS a poison pill.

Geez, I thought the whole point of going to school was to pick up useful skills you could actually USE. This mandatory ignorance (of patents and sourcecode) is getting ridiculous.

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