So, the next time one of you distros talk to the devil himself, Steve Ballmer, tell him I said to kiss my free arse!
It seems that Linspire struck up a deal with the devil. One week to the day that Kevin from Linspire posted his whole “GPLv3 is a evil choice restricting license” remarks, he signs the ever-so-famous deals we have been hearing about with Microsoft. Didn’t see that one coming did we? Hell ya we did, 27 comments to my last post, most flaming me and the GPL I am sure, but there were a few who stated the obvious. Take Enny for instance:
sigh, so much FUD, and no less from the CEO of a distro and his forum moderators. Much like the GPLv3 FUD in the media too.
I am not surprised if Linspire has already signed a deal with MS, like Xandros went to Microsoft in November 2006 (and obstensibly modified the terms to exclude coupons after GPLv3 went after that). They did it before when they had a lock tight court case with Lindows, didnâ€™t they?
DEAD F’N ON! Thanks goes to Jucato for telling me “I called it” last week, even though I had no clue what he was talking about. Hey Ballmer, if you got the goods, come sign a deal with me! I hope this doesn’t cause all kinds of hell with Canonical and Ubuntu due to previous relationships that were agreed upon.