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If only Microsoft...
by FreeGamer on Wed 19th Dec 2012 00:55 UTC
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...wasn't an enemy of Free software.

If they had open sourced the game, it would have been fixed up almost instantly and saved, instead of binned.

It may even have been improved!

Of course, proving the open source model can work well is not something I'm sure Microsoft executives would be keen on.

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