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Virtualization debate: Just let it go!



George calls both parties, writes and concludes:

Since this doesn't specifically address the questions raised in this blog, I responded with the following questions.

  • Will MS extend those VHD restrictions beyond mere demo appliances in the future?
  • Why restrict demo appliances from other Hypervisors?
  • Why the 90 day restriction on moving machines?
  • Is there a standardized price for other virtualization players to license Windows enlightenments?

Microsoft has declined to answer these specific questions.



I think it is unfair to the (Business and General) community and the engineers (both at VMware and Microsoft) to impose such restrictions.

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