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Old 06-18-2004, 10:25 PM   #1
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Microsoft Linux?

Hi there!

I just found this
what is this???
What this license means!

"MS Linux is released under the provisions of the Gates Private License, which means you can freely use this Software on a single machine without warranty after having paid the purchase price and annual renewal fees."
Old 06-18-2004, 10:34 PM   #2
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Talking joke web?

It seems to be a web of Microsoft who was modified and soon uploaded. Very interesting. Specially, the colonies of Mars monkeys.
And the lack of warrabtyafter the purchase....
Old 06-18-2004, 10:35 PM   #3
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As I understand it this is intended as humor. The quotes on the lower left hand side are my personel favorite. Since there is no actual software, I would gather that the liscense that it would be released under does not really matter that much.
Old 06-18-2004, 10:37 PM   #4
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quite honestly, that joke has been on the internet for about 5 years now lol.
Old 06-18-2004, 10:43 PM   #5
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That quite funny.

Well it made me laugh.
Old 06-19-2004, 12:17 AM   #6
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lol and i thought mslinux was real but wondered why you couldn't find any distros not that i went looking.
Old 06-19-2004, 10:37 AM   #7
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i like the "justice department" link

ahh, and a very good M$ OS it will be, in tradition of M$DOS it has even included crapd to hold together the wonderful experience quite a few of us had (right before using the windows CD's for target practice and started using linux), and the cause of numerious bussines people's alsers

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Old 06-19-2004, 12:11 PM   #8
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I am closing this for 2 reasons. The first is that this has been debated, posted and reposted almost interminably over the last few years and everyone who sees it believes they were the first. A Search for mslinux would have given you many many results.

And this is in the wrong forum.

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