[linux-elitists] OH NOOES! Another GPL release from Microsoft!

Greg Folkert greg at gregfolkert.net
Wed Jul 22 11:26:59 PDT 2009


On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 11:12 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Greg Folkert (greg at gregfolkert.net):
> 
> > Evidently, I'm in a bit of a quandary.
> > Microsoft has yet again released a GPL'd piece, this time for Moodle.
> 
> Microsoft Corporation have been publicly publishing GPL-licensed
> software at least since 1999, when they acquired Softway Systems, Inc.,
> publishers of Interix.  Is news delivery slow in your vicinity?
> 
> > I applaud them for what they are apparently doing. I'll hold judgment
> > for another day...
> 
> Kindly remind me why this mailing list should be interested in play-by-play
> accounts of your emotional reactions to large software companies.
> (comp.os.*.advocacy is that-a-way.)

Sure thing Rick, that is what is called something on the order of:

Pot calling the kettle, Dayglo Orange.
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