Anticipated OSDL announcement blown out of proportion

Posted by dave on Jan 16, 2005 4:53 AM EDT
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It began trickling out with a press release indicating IBM, Intel and the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) had an announcement with "dramatic and global" implications. Then it got dramatic alright, with a report that the big January 25 announcement, code-named "Operation Open Gates," was a plan to rewrite Linux kernel components that might be infringing on some 283 patents, particularly those owned by Microsoft.

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This is what happens when you believe O'Gara peragrin 2 1,151 Jan 16, 2005 10:27 AM

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