Add TurboLinux to the Microsoft patent-protection roster
It’s been a while since Microsoft signed up any more Linux distro vendors to participate as patent-protection partners. But on October 22, the Redmondians announced they’ve added TurboLinux to the fold.
Add TurboLinux to the Microsoft patent-protection rosterMicrosoft’s deal with TurboLinux — like the interoperability/technology partnership arrangements it has cemented with Novell, Linspire and Xandros — has several components. According to the Microsoft press release, the new Microsoft pact with TurboLinux, a Japanese vendor with a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific market, will cover the following areas: