Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 17th Jul 2011 20:58 UTC, submitted by fran
Linux It's strange. Microsoft has been patent trolling the heck out of the Linux kernel for a long time now, and is still using these patents against Android today in its protection money scheme. However, as illustrates, Microsoft makes quite a few contributions to the Linux kernel. Shouldn't this invalidate their patent claims?
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Is it slavory ?!?
by dulac on Tue 19th Jul 2011 17:23 UTC
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K. Y. Srinivasan, the man in question, made the contributions on his spare time.

I wonder, assuming he is own by Microsoft... if his children are Microsoft contribution to the population.
Who's daddy then?

Anyway, since he is a regular Linux contributer, and real person what Microsoft is not (just a virtual entity)... It would be more sense to state that Linux community helps Microsoft. (and in other ways).

Why the present view of Microsoft owing everything?
Including one who's payed for "giving" his merits, so Microsoft may patent them as his own (slavery again)

But maybe this is all wrong, and "right" is what is the modal view because modal and "accepted".

This might be a chance to be requested a long desire of many:
- The reduction of Pi to 3.0 (to ease calculations)...
- And lowering the value of gravity "g" value to maybe half.


Make your vote by calling...
3321 for Pi=3.0
3325 for G= 4.9

(Each call is 60 cents)

Edited 2011-07-19 17:28 UTC

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