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Microsoft Flip-flops on OpenKinect Open Source Driver Threats

  • November 23, 2010
  • By Developer.com Staff

When open source DIY electronics company Adafruit launched the OpenKinect open source project, Microsoft was not happy and threatened lawsuits. But now Microsoft has calmed down and they're totally cool with OpenKinect.

On Saturday, two Microsoft representatives were on NPR's Science Daily radio show hosted by Ira Flatow. Flatow asked them if anyone was going to get sued for making open source drivers for Kinect.

"No one is going to get in trouble," Microsoft Program Manager Alex Kipman said. "Nope. Absolutely not."


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Tags: Microsoft, drivers, OpenKinect

Originally published on http://www.developer.com.


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