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NewsForge: VIA's Open Source Approach Questioned Again

May 15, 2006, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Motherboard and chipset maker VIA is again taking some heat over its open source efforts that, according to one open source developer, now 'instigate' violations of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

"The company's record with open source developers is rife with criticism and concern, and has consistently fallen short of expectations and norms for open source developers, who claim VIA is more interested in the marketing buzz of its open source development than providing good code for developers.

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