Microsoft reverts Store policy to allow sale of open source apps

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Microsoft changes its Store policy to allow sale of open source apps
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Microsoft changes its Store policy to allow sale of open source apps

Last month, the company announced policy that would have effectively banned the sale of open source software on Windows app store

Microsoft has once again modified the rules of its Store to permit the sale of open-source applications that are otherwise provided for free. Giorgio Sardo, the general manager of the Microsoft ...

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