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Microsoft and Vyatta rebutt reports of GPL violation

Jul 24, 2009, 14:33 (1 Talkback[s])

"Microsoft's Sam Ramji has stated that Microsoft's decision to release the Hyper-V LinuxIC drivers under a GPLv2 licence was "not based on any perceived obligations tied to the GPLv2". Ramji says that instead it was because Microsoft determined that it was "beneficial" to them release under the GPLv2 because it was "the preferred license required by the Linux community for their broad acceptance and engagement"."

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