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spic0m

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Microsoft and GPL
« on: November 10, 2009, 22:24:26 PM »
Microsoft stoped the distribution of a tool that makes easier the transition from xp to 7 in netbooks.
The reason? Microsoft used code from an open source application but "forgot" to declare the modifications of the code as the GPL licence of the program required.
Lol those guys.! :)






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Re: Microsoft and GPL
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2009, 13:26:11 PM »
yes sure, they "forgot". What they fail to remember, is that they are loosing the war day by day.

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Re: Microsoft and GPL
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2009, 16:59:30 PM »
True, but they still are strong. :)

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Re: Microsoft and GPL
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2009, 22:12:20 PM »
Yes they are.

But...

The very first pcbheaven, about a year ago, had nearly 2.5% linux visitors, against 93%windows visitors. Now we have 3.3%, just about the same as the mac users (3.39%).

We are growing fast!  ;D