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Submission + - Microsoft strikes deal with Xandros (mercurynews.com)

Darkaxe writes: Microsoft strikes deal with Linux software distributor Xandros FTA: SEATTLE — Microsoft said Monday it will share technology with Linux distributor Xandros Inc., the latest in a string of deals meant to help the patent-protected Windows operating system work more smoothly with open-source programs. Under the terms of the agreement, New York-based Xandros, which makes and distributes open-source desktop and server software, will license server code from Microsoft and develop software tools that work with Microsoft's systems.

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