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[7]: Didn't require release
by microsys on Fri 24th Jul 2009 07:36 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Didn't require release"
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The driver for generating a better interface for the kernel to the HyperV(M) has GPL in the source, so they GLPed only the driver. Not the whole HyperV...

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