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I saw this petition to open up the source code of OS/2. First, I thought what's the point? But when you think about it, linux could find some useful code ...
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- 05-08-2005 #1
Opening up OS/2
http://www.os2world.com/petition/Stumbling around the 'net:
- 05-08-2005 #2
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- Mar 2005
The next step would be to release windows under opensource... Windows-NT series is based on OS/1, or did I get it wrong?
But this is good news. Anything released under open source is good news, right?
- 05-08-2005 #3
Petitions to open-source just about everything under the sun are out there. Simply because there's a petition doesn't mean it will *do* anything. Good luck though, sounds neat.
- 05-08-2005 #4
I can give a good reason why it will not happen. To make it under a new license, you would have to make sure you own all the code, or everyone else goes along with it. I doubt MS would be so nice.Brilliant Mediocrity - Making Failure Look Good
- 05-08-2005 #5Originally Posted by Vergil83