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Re: [suse-security] OT:[suse-security] don't put'em togheter...

Why is it such a surprise that the US govt is against open source licensing?  
After all, MS "funds" (ermm.. sorry.. donates to) a lot of their election 
campaigns.  If they truly were donating because of political preference they 
wouldn't be spreading the wealth it to both sides of the fence now would 

On Wednesday 30 October 2002 14:03, Miguel Albuquerque wrote:
> One from http://slashdot.org/articles/02/10/30/1225251.shtml?tid=143:
> [snip]
> "SuSE Linux is developing a desktop Linux distribution that will allow
> Windows users to continue using (some of) their Windows applications,
> including Microsoft Office. The SuSE Linux Office Desktop will be
> available for $129 in January, and will include Acronis OS Selector
> for disk partitioning during installation and Codeweavers CrossOver
> Office for Windows API emulation."
> [snip]
> and two from http://www.wired.com/news/linux/0,1411,55989,00.html
> [snip]
> An attack on the software license behind the Linux operating system
> has stirred up a free software controversy in Washington.
> [snip]
> What's next? SuSEXP? Sorry, for this posting but I'm getting scared...

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