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02.01.12

OpenStack Might Give Microsoft the Boot

Posted in Microsoft, Patents at 12:11 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Why was it let in in the first place?

Mud

Summary: OpenStack does not tolerate the proprietary Hyper-V anymore

LAST year we wrote about OpenStack putting proprietary inside open (with help from Novell). According to a Microsoft booster’s update on this, Microsoft might be taken out of the stack as one of the men responsible for it leaves SUSE (more on that in an earlier post). To quote:

Code for Microsoft’s Hyper-V should be removed from the up-coming Essex release of OpenStack because it’s essentially been forgotten about, according to OpenStack release manager Thierry Carrez.

Microsoft does not belong in “Open” anything. Microsoft engages in extortion against Open Source. We’ll show the latest examples of this later.

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