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