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[ba-unrev-talk] Microsoft's new license

http://slashdot.org/articles/02/08/14/136244.shtml?tid=109    (01)

"As a follow-up to the Slashdot story Dell No Longer Selling Systems w/o 
Microsoft OS, News.com is reporting that Dell will sell systems without 
Windows. Microsoft's new licensing terms stipulate they can't sell PC's 
without an OS (hence the removal of the NoOS option), so Dell will be 
offering FreeDOS as an option for some computers. It will come with the 
computer, but not installed, so that users may install any other OS that 
they wish. It's a very creative interpretation of Microsoft's licensing 
terms, and one I imagine Microsoft didn't have in mind."    (02)