Hercules (IBM emulator) under threat?
dseagrav at lunar-tokyo.net
Thu Apr 8 14:41:28 CDT 2010
I figured something like that was going on. I smelled a rat when I saw
it on slashdot. It didn't make any sense. Thanks for posting.
On Apr 8, 2010, at 2:21 PM, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
> Eric Smith wrote:
>> It is important to observe that there is a huge distinction between
>> Hercules, an open-source project, and TurboHercules, a commercial
>> selling a commercial, non-open-source software package derived from
> Not only that, but Hercules (the open source) is specifically used
> with IBM operating systems for which licensing isn't commercial.
> (Read: older stuff) TurboHercules is trying to provide alternate
> means of running IBM's *current* software. One is attacking IBM's
> bottom line, and one isn't. TurboHercules is trying to take
> advantage of IBM's generosity in allowing the open source community
> use of its patents to attack IBM's business.
> Peace... Sridhar
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