__/ [mlw] on Monday 19 September 2005 11:18 \__
I suggest that you also read the following:
"Mr. Gates' secret is out now--he too was a "communist;"
he, too, recognized that software patents were harmful--until
Microsoft became one of these giants."
Microsoft also employed the TCP/IP stack implementation from BSD in the
early ninetees. This is by no means the first time they take interest in
Open Source software. I tried to find the link to this, which I was
referred to from The Register a couple of days ago. I couldn't find it
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