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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come off it
by cozby on Fri 25th Jan 2008 20:58 UTC
cozby
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2006-03-08

People have got to stop with this. It takes a lot of time and money to open source once commercial software, especially software like OS/2. There's got to be numerous legal and contractual reason they can't open it. Finto, done. Move on.

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