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Thread: Microsoft wins Linux award




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    Surprise open source gong for Redmond

    Microsoft was a surprise winner in the open source awards announced at LinuxWorld last week.
    The company's Services for Unix 3.0 won the award for best system integration software in the
    Open Source Product Excellence Awards.

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    micosoft?...open source?...not two words I would expect in the same sentence
    I've gone too far and need to move on!

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    Quote Originally Posted by minibubba
    micosoft?...open source?...not two words I would expect in the same sentence
    unless you saying microsoft is not open source ;)

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    lol...yes, that sentece I would expect :)
    I've gone too far and need to move on!

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    But it is still a Windows-based product, with the user needing to run Windows NT4, 2000 or XP Professional. The Unix/Linux element is needed in order to access the Unix operating systems.

    A purist might therefore argue that it is not open source at all.




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