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    SubjectRe: Linux in Mondays NY Times
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.3.95.980708084425.1103A-100000@chaos.analogic.com>
    By author: "Richard B. Johnson" <root@chaos.analogic.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    >
    > Worse that that. If you buy any Intel processor since the 8086, US$5.00
    > of the cost is a license fee paid to Micro$haft. Micro$haft claims
    > ownership to the "Intel Architecture", i.e., what used to be called
    > the "IBM-PC/AT". They "purchased" the rights to this design from IBM
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    > sometime in the early '70s, waited about 10 years for major developments
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    > to be made by Intel and others, then threatened a suit. The settlement
    > was a 5.00 per processor fee to be paid by the end-user.
    >

    Uhm, yeah. Whatever. Check your timetable again.

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