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Microsoft Linux code originally violated GPL

Jul 24, 2009, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

""The GPL does not permit mixing of closed and open source parts, so this was an obvious violation of the license.

""Rather than creating noise, my goal was to resolve the problem, so I turned to (Linux Driver Project head) Greg Kroah-Hartman. Since Novell has a (too) close association with Microsoft, my expectation was that Greg could prod the right people to get the issue resolved."

Mr. Hemminger's article on the alleged GPL violation was published on LT earlier this week,
Congratulations Microsoft (The real reason why...?)(Jul 20, 2009)

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