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Old 06-04-2007, 10:46 PM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft Gives Xandros Linux Users Patent Protection


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Microsoft, shrugging off licensing moves to prevent it from repeating its controversial patent deal with Novell, has signed a set of broad collaboration agreements with Linux provider Xandros that include an intellectual property assurance under which Microsoft will provide patent covenants for Xandros customers.

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Old 06-06-2007, 02:53 AM   #2
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What about the dates? All deals done after March 28 are not workable under GPLv3 final draft. There must be something that I am not seeing. But it all looks pretty clear. Unless this deal *was* done before March 28 and just announced now.


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