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One of the interesting parts is apart from their $613 million fine;
The company argues that its rivals seek to lay claim to its intellectual property, so taking advantage of years of its research and development, and that Windows may not be able to function properly without Media Player.
people want to claim "their" IP?!??!?, umm last time i checked almost everything M$ has is because it bought it, or its a piece of crud (look at explorer, i heard they made it for a web browser, but it didn't work so well, so now its there file manager!!??!)
id say, let them claim M$'s IP! (if they have some), after all, if they actually did make it, it cant be all they good (look at explorer again )
Originally posted by drxsmurf I see that is says that Microsoft must "submit technical information to rival makers of computer servers within 120 days"
Does that mean that the people over at slackware will be getting an email full of MS source code in the next four months? Because that would be pretty cool.
its talking about windows media player, slackware is a distribution not a media player so no they wouldnt have to give them the source, i was thinking they might have to give it to the mplayer people but as mplayer doesnt run on windows it isnt really competition.