[FoRK] Lina

Gordon Mohr <gojomo at boxbe.com> on Mon May 28 22:16:44 PDT 2007

Not sure I get the point. What's the Linux app you need to run
under Windows, with a Windows look-and-feel?

Also, their FAQ #1 seems to misunderstand the GPL:

"Q: What license is LINA released under?
A: LINA is dual licensed. For non-commercial users, LINA is
available under the GNU General Public License, Version 2. If you
wish to use it commercially, please contact us to find out more
about the LINA commercial license."

If there's a limitation against commercial use, it's not really 
the GPL.

- Gordon

Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> Well, I'll be...
> I will be interested to see exactly how they implemented and managed 
> certain things, including GUI library nativization, how much of the 
> Linux kernel is there, networking, shared memory, etc.
> Looks impressive based on what's currently public.  Excellent licensing 
> plan.  Interesting features.  If they truly create a proper VM 
> environment for security purposes, this could be very cool.  
> Conveniently, the Intel instruction set has now won.  (Whoever at Intel 
> figured out how to give CISC instructions the benefits of RISC (by 
> creating internal RISC instructions to pipeline during instruction 
> decoding) should be given some big accolades.)
> http://www.openlina.com
> Is anyone connected to these guys?
> sdw
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