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On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 16:00 +0000, Neil Bothwick wrote:
> > I think I had this discussion a while back, and the upshot was that a
> > number of the Gentoo developers used VMware Workstation themselves, so
> > they made it work, and as long as VMware didn't forbid them from
> > distributing it, they didn't see anything wrong with distributing it.
> Gentoo don't distribute it, they only distribute a bash script and a
> couple of patches. The rest comes from VMware. Distributing VMware isn't
> really an issue anyway, I have distributed many tens of thousands of
> copies, all within VMware's licence terms.
Actually, we do distribute it. We mirror the VMware Workstation
tarballs, which is entirely within the license.
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