IBM breaks Open Source Pledge

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IBM breaks Open Source Pledge

Postby viking60 » 07 Apr 2010, 01:40

IBM pledged back in 2005 not to assert patents against open source software. Now Hercules has come up with a solution that will make the extremely costly consultants from IBM obsolete.
That is reason enough to break the promise.
IBM's attack on open source
I thought Linus Torvalds was working there?
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Re: IBM breaks Open Source Pledge

Postby dedanna1029 » 07 Apr 2010, 14:32

Last I heard (and I don't know how dated this is), he works for OSDL.
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Re: IBM breaks Open Source Pledge

Postby viking60 » 07 Apr 2010, 17:21

Hm interesting, if Linux could become a gaming platform like Win, I am sure it will be a breakthrough for Linux
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