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[ale] Microsoft promises not to sue....



The article claims Microsoft promises not to sue developers of 
"non-commercial software" based on their API's.  What's going to be 
their definition of "non-commercial software?"

Stephen R. Blevins
srblevi at worldnet.att.net



Jeff Lightner wrote:
> This from the company that ALREADY claims Linux violates its patents?
>
> Perhaps they couldn't find enough of their code so are offering up bait
> to incorporate more so they can do so later?   If they don't release it
> under GPL it will be very important to read the fine print of whatever
> they do release it under.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] On Behalf Of Jim
> Popovitch
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 12:14 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: [ale] Microsoft promises not to sue....
>
> I get the general impression that nobody is using their development
> tools for much of anything these days...
>
> http://www.news.com/8301-13860_3-9876029-56.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=
> 2547-1_3-0-20
>
>
> -Jim P.
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