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Re: IBM on Open Source ..

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: IBM on Open Source ..
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:24:02 -0400
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Hyman Rosen wrote:
I was not able to find any reference to the GPL or to source
code availability on the web site or in the iso file. Unless
purchasers of the hardware receive some documentation of the
GPL (this download is only for them), it does appear that IBM
is violating the GPL.

I assume it's carelessness, not malice. Elsewhere:
    The firmware also includes a Linux kernel which is provided
    to you under the following terms:
    As required by the GNU General Public License, the applicable
    source code is provided by Blade Network Technologies, Inc. at
    the following link:

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