[kwlug-disc] and just when you were about to give them some credit ...

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Thu Jul 23 07:30:31 EDT 2009


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So is there any reasonable way to tell if a binary blob contains code
which violates GPL?  Can one know how much "borrowed" code there is in
the heart of something like Windows 7?

As an old B-movie actor once said: "Trust, but verify."


Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/23/microsoft_hyperv_gpl_violation/
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