posted by camo on Tue 12th Feb 2008 04:03
Conversations Having a good think last night about this very question. Apart from the obvious 'money spending answers', what would you change about their software (Windows especially), licensing issues, etc, and would you open source it?

Personally, the first thing I would do was to get rid of windows activation (grrrr..) and relax the license to allow for use on more than one computer, but only on computers that the licensed user owns (or maybe family owned computers), and only for non-commercial-use.

Would I open source Windows? Not at first, but I would open source Windows after seeing the pitchforks and torches of the shareholders as they break down my fence chanting <insert profanity here> as my last dying wish.
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RE: Let me see...
by camo on Wed 13th Feb 2008 02:44 UTC
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I would also work hard with the OS X and Linux folk to ensure that WINE is fully compatible

Wouldn't that change things hey? Being able to run all windows apps on mac or linux. This in turn would boost sales for application developers. Sweet!

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