Seems that at least one of Microsoft’s reasons for entering agreements with Gnu-Linux companies such as Novell comes to light. … Leverage against the adoption of GPL 3. (GPL 3 has has finally been released and is available.)
According to Stephen Shankland, Microsoft refuses to support GPL 3 software updates in reference to Novell certificates distributed by Microsoft.
What’s laughable is that the statement finishes with, “As always, Microsoft remains committed to working with the open source software community … “.
When will Microsoft learn that they simply can’t impose their will onto the world? I suppose they can try.
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