Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Jan 2006 21:01 UTC
ReactOS "There has been a lot of talk about possible tainted code in ReactOS and or developers that had access to leaked Microsoft source code. This has caused a lot of speculation about the future of the ReactOS Project. I'm going to try to put those fears to rest and explain what has been going on and where we are going to go from here. There was one issue that started this discussion and it related to clean-room reverse engineering of certain code in ReactOS."
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usable again
by gedmurphy on Sat 28th Jan 2006 12:42 UTC
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2005-12-23

Although it's going to take years to rewrite all the code that must be removed, it won't be years until there is a working bootcd again.

There was a lot of advanced functionality in ReactOS which wasn't essential for the basic running of the operating system. Even to go as far as to say that parts of vista functionality were starting to find there way in there.

ReactOS will be back, and because of this new IP policy which has been put in place, it stands a much better chance of surviving as a mainstream operating system.

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