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Re: Microsoft going after Linux?


From: amicus_curious
Subject: Re: Microsoft going after Linux?
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 09:21:14 -0500


"Doctor Smith" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
On Wed, 25 Feb 2009 19:03:27 -0500, Rjack wrote:

"Microsoft has filed a suit against TomTom, 'alleging that the
in-car navigation company's devices violate eight of its patents —
including three that relate to TomTom's implementation of the Linux
kernel."

http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/02/25/232212

Sincerely,
Rjack :)

It figures.
I just bought a TomTom.

Nice device BTW.

You can mount it as a regular filesystem, IOW plug it in and it appears as
a USB mass storage.
Very nice community as well.

What can you do with it as a connected device other than perhaps replace the internal mapping data with a newer version?


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