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[ale] MS borrowed zlib code



I thought that was they did everything that works well. Borrow, buy or
"acquire" then embrace and distend, er, ah, I mean, extend.

On Fri, 2002-03-15 at 10:28, Jim Philips wrote:
> According to a report on CNET, Microsoft is scramling to fix programs
> that contain code from zlib. This is funny from several angles. First,
> MS has once again been caught borrowing code from an open source
> project. Second, they gave no credit to the creators of zlib. The are
> able to do this because zlib is not GPL. But once again, they have been
> caught borrowing from a movement that they otherwise attack. The entire
> article is here:
> 
> http://news.com.com/2100-1001-860328.html
> 
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