Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 28th Jul 2002 18:30 UTC, submitted by Prognathous
OS/2 and eComStation OSNews reader Prognathous writes: "Well, actually it was released earlier this year, but I couldn't find any references in your news section, so it's about time. The only problem is that other than in usenet, details are scant and the official release was very subdued (search the page for "4.52")." This release is only available to IBM's active software subscription customers of OS/2 Warp 4 and it does seem to be a service pack ("Convenience Package" as IBM calls it). IBM does not intend to provide any additional convenience packages in the future.
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About Open Sourcing
by Ludovic Hirlimann on Mon 29th Jul 2002 04:53 UTC

IBM cannot Open Source OS/2 because M$ would never let them do it. Remember in the beginning OS/2 was a collaborative effort between IBM and a Redmond based Software compagny. Some part of the source tree are imho (c) M$.


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