"Kevin Lawton is the lead developer of two major software
projects which allow users to run Windows programs on their Linux
platform. His first project "Bochs" is a portable x86 PC emulator,
which runs on most all platforms including Linux/x86 and Linux/PPC.
Bochs has been developed in an open "bazaar" style since its
inception in 1994 and has involved some few hundred developers. Up
to now, Bochs has used a commercial license."
"In March 1999, Kevin founded the FreeMWare project now known as
« Plex86 », an open source alternative to the
commercial software from VMware(TM). Plex86 quickly attracted the
attention of many users in search of an open source and
high-performance way to run Windows applications on Linux and other
operating systems. There are over 300 interested people on the
developer's list. Development of Plex86 is progressing rapidly,
drawing from 6 years of work and a large code base intersect with
the Bochs project...."
"Since Bochs has just been commited to an Open-Source
license (LGPL), the Plex86 project can now benefit from source code
already implemented in Bochs. This will speed up the Plex86
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