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Microsoft Open Technologies: Same Old, Same Old?

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Well the shock had barely worn off from the recent news that Microsoft is among the Linux kernel's biggest contributors when another mind-bending announcement was made on a closely related theme.

The development this time? None other than Microsoft's declaration last week that it was creating a wholly owned subsidiary devoted to forging closer ties with the open source community.

Is it a dream? A nightmare? Have we all been transported to some bizarre alternate universe? That's what Linux bloggers have been trying to figure out.

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