[linux-elitists] So, Microsoft spent that good will already. | Rick Moen please ignore.

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Jul 23 16:08:31 PDT 2009


On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 08:06:05AM -0400, Greg Folkert wrote:
> (1) == I think that the Kernel Code that was "contributed" via GPLv2 to
> the Kernel has a larger story.

And what would that be?

> Greg K-H do you have any information about this possible GPL violation,
> "forcing" this code release, I've been reading about? Something to do
> with Vyatta... Stephen Hemminger... he felt Novell was to close to
> Microsoft to resolve this directly.

You are using "to" incorrectly here.

> Here is that link:
> http://linux-network-plumber.blogspot.com/2009/07/congratulations-microsoft.html

Which I pointed to on my blog as properly describing the backstory
involved in getting this code released.

So again, what's the big problem / story here?

thanks,

greg k-h


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