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Re: [chat] The latest Microsoft attack
- To: Matthew Palmer <mjp16@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [chat] The latest Microsoft attack
- From: Andre Pang <ozone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Jul 4 15:05:03 2001
- Cc: slug-chat@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 02:55:33PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> In what has become somewhat of a habit, Microsoft's latest attack on the
> world of Open Source. Now we have to choose between running Linux or
> running Windows. It might scare some, but I know which side of the fence
> I'm going to eat my grass from.
> Thou shalt not use this software with the GPL or any other 'potentially
> viral' licences (like Perl).
hmm. i'm running Excel under win4lin under Linux at the moment. i
haven't read the article at all, but i wonder whether Microsoft would
constitute this as illegal under their licensing.
the situation is more scary for WINE, actually ...
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