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Microsoft and Xen and Patent Leadership

Aug 01, 2007, 23:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Walli)

"Sam Ramji gave an excellent short talk at OSCON 2007 on Linux and Windows Interoperability: On the Metal and on the Wire. Sam described the collaborative work being done inside the Microsoft open source labs to better enable virtualization with the Xen world.

"Indeed, Xen comes from a GPL licensed project where Microsoft was a sponsor of the original University of Cambridge work. HP and Intel are still sponsors. (Of course you need to use the Wayback machine to begin to see hints of this.) This is all good. But I couldn't help but wonder at two questions during Sam's presentation..."

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