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Another M$-Linux Deal

Postby Sorensei on Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:39 am

This time it's Linspire turn... it's starting to look like a trend! :(

http://www.linspire.com/lindows_news_pressreleases.php

Got to love the title: Microsoft and Linspire Collaboration Promotes Interoperability and Customer Choice

You bet. :evil:
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Postby newW2 on Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:00 am

Didn't MS sue Linspire (Lindows) for name infringement?
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Postby Sorensei on Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:29 am

Yep! That's why they changed their name.

But love conquers all, or so it seems... :wink:

And here's Groklaws take on it:

http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?stor ... 4085735536

...a bit of a rant, too... can't really blame her. :D
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Postby clem on Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:11 pm

I find this whole thing quite entertaining :)

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Postby Boo on Fri Jun 15, 2007 1:51 am

The most entertaining part is how shocked people are that it happened...again.
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Postby scorp123 on Fri Jun 15, 2007 3:11 am

Linspire and Xandros are almost irrelevant in corporate environments. The Novell deal was a real shocker, yes. But Xandros? Linspire? "Xandros who? Linspire what?" ... I think they just accelerated the rate by which they will soon be completely forgotten.
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Postby Sorensei on Mon Jun 18, 2007 9:08 am

scorp123 wrote:I think they just accelerated the rate by which they will soon be completely forgotten.

Have to agree with you on this one... :twisted:

On related news, Mark Shuttleworth blog on MS deals and Ubuntu: http://www.markshuttleworth.com/
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