[linux-elitists] On origins of MSFT code (hearsay) Re: [fsl-discuss] reusing code under BSD licence
D. Joe Anderson
Mon Jul 7 20:11:03 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 04:35:39PM +0100, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> So I just contacted Bradford L. Smith's office at Microsoft with
> the following fax (after being informed by the Microsoft switchboard
> that first contacts must be in writing):
> Of which there are several possible outcomes:
> - "We don't know". Wups. "Microsoft can't track its software source
> - "We know", followed by a figure. Thank you, Mr. Smith.
> - Silence, or refusal to answer. Wups. "Microsoft refuses to reveal
> reliance on free, open source, or otherwise publicly available
> source code within its products".
To be slightly more dispassionate about it, I'd
s/refuses/seems, so far, unable or unwilling/
It's been about 2 weeks now, hasn't it? With a holiday in the
middle, to be sure.
Any acknowledgement, at least?
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