Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 09:43 UTC
Microsoft Sometimes, some things are just too good to be true. Earlier this week, Microsoft made a relatively stunning announcement that it would contribute some 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, licensed under the GPL. Microsoft isn't particularly fond of either Linux or the GPL, so this was pretty big news. As it turns out, the code drop was brought on by... A GPL violation.
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RE: A Cancer?
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 15:12 UTC in reply to "A Cancer?"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

When you make a virtualization product, you can't really afford to ignore linux. There are other competitors in the market, some of which are virtually free. Not supporting the most popular server OS, would limit them to Microsoft only servers (sorry Free BSD isn't as popular as it used to be in the server arena).

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