Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2012 22:30 UTC
Intel You'd think this sort of stuff belonged to the past - but no. Apparently, Microsoft is afraid of Android on its Windows 8 tablets, because Intel has just announced that it will provide no support for Linux on its clover Trail processors. Supposedly, this chip is "designed for Windows 8". What?
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RE[8]: Comment by stabbyjones
by oper on Sat 15th Sep 2012 14:28 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by stabbyjones"
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2012-08-30

Actually Email and other communication mechanisms fall under that situation. They are protocols defined by RFC documents, and they exist way before open source.

No, they don't exist way before open source :-) . Open source in software exists at least since the 1950s, when IBM published the source code of mainframes to people and the SHARE user group shared their code libraries.

http://www.cozx.com/~dpitts/ibm7090.html (that page contains a link to IBM 7090/94 IBSYS source, including COBOL and FORTRAN compilers.)

VM and the VM Community: Past, Present, and Future
http://www.princeton.edu/~melinda/25paper.pdf

http://www.share.org/

Edited 2012-09-15 14:39 UTC

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