"Red Hat and Intel have settled a licensing hiccup that
threatened to prevent the Linux company from contributing to
Intel's open-source project--a reminder of the frictions that can
arise between the commercial tech world and the open-source
"The wrangling came to an end last week when Intel changed
licensing terms for the software project. It involved one component
of power management software used in Linux and several other
operating systems. The component--an 'interpreter,' which
interprets a computer's power management abilities--is an Intel
open-source project that Red Hat had been trying to help with. But
legal complications connected to the licences governing the
interpreter had hampered Red Hat from contributing..."
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