Microsoft opened Linux-driver code after 'violating' GPL

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 23, 2009 6:44 AM EDT
The Register; By Gavin Clarke
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Microsoft was in violation of the GPL (General Public License) on the Hyper-V code it released to open source this week. After Redmond covered itself in glory by opening up the code, it now looks like it may have acted simply to head off any potentially embarrassing legal dispute over violation of the GPL. The rest was theater.

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So the truth comes out... softwarejanitor 9 1,441 Jul 25, 2009 10:26 AM

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