Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 22:53 UTC, submitted by Remy Chi Jian Suen
Editorial So, Microsoft submits 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, all licensed under the GPL. Microsoft, who considers Linux a great threat, and once called the GPL a "cancer". Opinions on this one are flying all around us, but what does Linus Torvalds, Linux' benevolent dictator, think about all this?
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RE[4]: Embrace Extend Extinguish
by lemur2 on Fri 24th Jul 2009 02:05 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Embrace Extend Extinguish"
lemur2
Member since:
2007-02-17

IBM changed? Just search for google for their latest unetique behavior, it was a few months ago. But MS is the horse to beat, right?


You are getting it all wrong.

Microsoft is the source of the hate, not its object.

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Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

Honestly, you are helpless.

Keep on with your twisted crusade, its your life getting wasted and not mine.

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lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

Honestly, you are helpless. Keep on with your twisted crusade, its your life getting wasted and not mine.


If people collaborate with each other, and provide themselves with tools and knowledge through their collaboration, and consequently free themselves from a large abusive corporate who wants to extract a fortune from them for those same things, then how is that a waste?

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stone Member since:
2005-07-06

You are getting it all wrong.

Microsoft is the source of the hate, not its object.

you need to take a good look at yourself. you are the personification of fanaticism, hatred and trench digging. thank you for making a good example as to why linus wouldn't want to identify himself nor his software with people like you.

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