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[ale] Microsoft promises not to sue....
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Jeff Lightner <jlightner at water.com> 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.
I also think that MS's Yahoo! acquisition attempt, in which they say
it's "for the people", is quite interesting. Why does MS need the
people so badly? That, IMHO, is a sign that MS is having trouble
recruiting quality talent on the open market. Back in the early 90s
I lost track of the number of friends who went off to work in
Redmond.... these days I can't recall running into anyone who was even
considering working for MS. That, to me, indicates a big problem for