Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Jan 2008 23:33 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation IBM pretty much slammed the solid oak door on open sourcing os/2. "As stated in our response to your September 2005 letter we have considered the positioning of os/2 and open source several times in the past, and for a variety of business, technical, and legal reasons we have decided to not pursue any os/2 open source projects."
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RE[3]: Just a guess ...
by BluenoseJake on Tue 22nd Jan 2008 19:20 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Just a guess ..."
BluenoseJake
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AND (at least in its day) a complete, better-than-Microsoft's, implementation of Windows. Now talk about MS opposing the publication of THAT.


Uh, OS2 used a full version of Windows 3.1 for Windows apps. It wasn't a better Windows than Windows, but it was a better DOS than DOS.

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