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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
Subject: Re: VMware Workstation 6.0?
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 13:14:01 -0500
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.

-- 
Chris Gianelloni
Release Engineering Strategic Lead
Alpha/AMD64/x86 Architecture Teams
Games Developer/Council Member/Foundation Trustee
Gentoo Foundation
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