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Old 08-04-2004, 06:13 AM   #1
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IBM Contributes 500,000 Lines Of Code To Apache


"IBM announced that it is contributing more than half a million lines of relational database code to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), reportedly valued at approximately $85 million."


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Old 08-04-2004, 10:32 AM   #2
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been a good week for the linux world....
 
Old 08-04-2004, 11:58 AM   #3
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yeah, i wonder if this comes because of the patent laws that came out a while ago, not that i am a ibm fan but what what counts is that they appear to be helping linuxers(of course they will be gainning something, improvement maybe?), BTW, what actually are they for, anyways?
 
  


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