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[ale] MS borrowed zlib code



Is it just me or does anything owned by ZDNet get screwed up when
someone
tries to link to it? I have noticed this on slashdot as well...

Thanks
Ken

> 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:
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> http://news.com.com/2100-1001-860328.html
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