From this Linux Journal Interview with Dr. Moshe Bar:
LJ: openMosix is tightly integrated with Linux. In fact, the benefit each other quite a bit. Is there any plan to merge openMosix into official Linux kernel tree? How about porting to another platform, such as *BSD, Mac or maybe Windows?
MB: I don't want to merge openMosix into the kernel. I have talked about it with Linus, Alan Cox, Ingo Molnar and others, and I feel it is best to keep the two separate. I would love to port openMosix or part of its functionality to Windows. But I will wait for Microsoft to approach us with a proposal.
It's too bad that the interviewer didn't follow up and ask why Dr. Bar was taking that position. Sure, he said it was best to keep the two separate, but that's the same thing as not merging. The real question is why not? Does he not want to scare off Microsoft by having it merged into the Linux kernel?
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