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Microsoft delays open sourcing Windows 7 tool


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After committing to making the source code and binaries for the Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool available under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL) last week, Microsoft has pushed back its schedule a bit. The company is blaming testing for the delay, meaning it isn't simply rereleasing the tool under the open source license; it's actually modifying and removing some of the code (likely proprietary code the software giant doesn't want to be available freely). A post on Port 25, the company's open source community blog, late last week explains:

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