[Beowulf] Redmond ships MPICH2 as part of Windows Cluster Edition

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Wed Sep 21 18:02:00 EDT 2005


On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Glen Gardner wrote:

> BSD is not open source. FreeBSD is open source.
>
> BSD was a payware product for a long time. BSD is no longer with us, but
> FreeBSD is still around.  I suspect that you are seeing headers from
> legacy code in M$ products. I think that whatever is left of BSD is now
> owned by an Canadian software company (Wind River???).  Perhaps someone
> will have more info to share.

That's BSDi BSD/os

like all other BSD variants there is a shared common heritage.

http://www.tribug.org/img/bsd-family-tree.gif




>
> Glen
>
>
>
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 20:11 +0200, Daniel Pfenniger wrote:
>> Open source has always been included in MS products.  Long ago I remember greping a
>> Windows system and finding BSD license messages in the binaries.
>>
>> 	Dan
>>
>>
>> pesch at attglobal.net wrote:
>>> It's the first time they openly declared it but I suspect they shipped open
>>> source technology in their closed source products before...
>>>
>>> Paul
>>>
>>>
>>> Original Message:
>>> -----------------
>>> From: Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
>>> Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 12:52:34 +0200
>>> To: Beowulf at beowulf.org
>>> Subject: [Beowulf] Redmond ships MPICH2 as part of Windows Cluster Edition
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.eweek.com/print_article2/0,1217,a=160228,00.asp
>>>
>>> Open Source Code Finds Way into Microsoft Product
>>> September 15, 2005
>>>
>>> By Peter Galli
>>> LOS ANGELES.In a move that shows just how far Microsoft Corp. has come, and
>>> how pervasive open-source software is in certain areas, the software
>>> powerhouse is, for the first time, including open-source technology in one
>>> of its shipping products.
>>> Microsoft plans to include the Message Passing Interface.a library
>>> specification for message passing proposed as a standard by a broad-based
>>> committee of vendors, implementers and users.in its Windows Server 2003
>>> Compute Cluster Edition, which went to public beta this week at the
>>> Microsoft Developers Conference here and is on track to ship in the first
>>> half of next year.
>> ....
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