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Microsoft Claims ‘We Love Open Source’

August 23rd, 2010 08:28 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

jbrodkin writes “Everyone in the Linux world remembers Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s famous comment in 2001 that Linux is a ‘cancer’ that threatened Microsoft’s intellectual property. While Microsoft hasn’t formally rescinded its declaration that Linux violates its patents, at least one Microsoft executive admits that the company’s earlier battle stance was a mistake. Microsoft wants the world to understand, whatever its issues with Linux, it no longer has any gripe toward open source.”

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