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Microsoft Bans Open Source From the Windows Market

February 17th, 2011 02:29 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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Blacklaw writes “Microsoft has raised the ire of the open source community with its Windows Marketplace licence by specifically refusing to allow software covered under an open licence to be distributed. The licence, which anyone wishing to distribute Windows, Windows Phone, or Xbox applications through the company’s copy of Apple’s App Store is required to agree to, is the usual torrent of legalese — but hides a nasty surprise for those who support open source ideals.”

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