Re: [Nolug] MS: open-source may not be as evil as we said it was

From: Manuel Lora <>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 19:35:01 -0600
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Yes, but recently it seems that MS has narrowed the complaining to GPL stuff.
My guess is to directly attack Linux. I've never heard Ballmer complaing much
about free/open/netBSD.


On Thursday 14 March 2002 19:09, you wrote:
> It certainly shows that MS has no qualms about taking code from BSD source
> tree and then complaing that open-source software is a threat to :"
> capitalistic market!" (refering to the complaint that Microsoft made to the
> Supreme Court regarding forking its source tree) But everybody knows that a
> big giant like that is (and always has been) double-faced ... Maybe OS/2
> will come back ? <grin>
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> Subject: [Nolug] MS: open-source may not be as evil as we said it was

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