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VMware and the GPL

Aug 23, 2007, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gordon Haff)

"There is an accusation making the rounds that VMware ESX Server has an issue with the GPL because of the way the product blends Linux with proprietary (closed source) components. After looking into this for a couple of days, I don't buy it. That said, this argument playing out in various blogs brings up some points that are worth discussing.

"First off, some background. Mike McCana, writing on his VentureCake blog, first brought the issue to wide attention.

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