Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE[4]: Comment by OSbunny
by Lennie on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 10:02 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by OSbunny"
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You say "it is not possible" to add such a thing to an open source project.

That would be a bit naive.

It is like saying: it is not possible to be struck by lightning.

It is possible, just not very likely.

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