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SubjectRe: The latest Microsoft FUD. This time from BillG, himself.
On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,5092935,00.html >
>
> Of course the URL that goes with that is :
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/interix/features.asp
>
> Yes., Microsoft ship GNU C (quite legally) as part of their offerings...

As well as:

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2000/Apr00/WinUNIXPR.asp

where they announce distributing ActiveState's Perl 5.6 as part of their
toolset. (Which they funded the development of...)

Seems they are willing to use Open Source if it suits their purposes...

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