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Windows 7: Microsoft: Sorry we used GPLv2 code illegally

13 Nov 2009   #1
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Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
Microsoft: Sorry we used GPLv2 code illegally

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Neowin
Microsoft tonight issued an update on the reports that the company used open source code in their Windows 7 USB/DVD tool, illegally.

Neowin originally reported earlier this week that Microsoft had pulled the tool after complains by Rafael Rivera over some of the content of the Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool.

Microsoft issued the following statement regarding the reports:
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14 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Looks like i was a little slow off the mark with this one
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 Microsoft: Sorry we used GPLv2 code illegally

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