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



Jim Popovitch wrote:
> 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

All I can say is, get it in writing, read the small print.

I think this paragraph speaks to the actual reason they are doing this:

'In a statement, Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith said these steps 
are part of the company's efforts to comply with antitrust obligations 
laid out by the European Court of First Instance (CFI).'

-- 
Until later, Geoffrey

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
  - Benjamin Franklin