[CS-FSLUG] Pigs do fly! Microsoft unleashes 20, 000 lines of Linux code!

Sophie Hamilton cs-fslug at theblob.org
Thu Jul 23 17:40:35 CDT 2009

Turns out that Microsoft's reasons for doing this aren't as rosy as
thought. They were previously offering the code under a mixed license
and it was in violation of the GPL, which is the actual reason it was
all released under the GPL later.


 - Sophie.

On 7/20/09, Fred A. Miller <fmiller at lightlink.com> wrote:
> Microsoft unleashes 20,000 lines of Linux code
>  Mary Jo Foley: Pigs do fly. Microsoft is releasing three
>  Microsoft-developed Linux drivers to the Linux community for possible
>  inclusion in the Linux source tree.
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