Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Nov 2006 14:58 UTC, submitted by anonymous
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Microsoft will make a surprise announcement at the Nov. 1 launch of Windows CE 6.0, according to the Web's rumor-mill. In what would be its most substantial nod to the open-source movement, Microsoft is rumored to be opening up CE 6.0's entire kernel as 'shared source'. Update: It's official.
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RE[2]: Only the kernel?
by Rehdon on Wed 1st Nov 2006 16:25 UTC in reply to "RE: Only the kernel?"
Rehdon
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2005-07-06

"The right direction" leading ... where? Don't be fooled by the "shared source" tag, this has nothing to do with open source.

rehdon

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RE[3]: Only the kernel?
by Temcat on Wed 1st Nov 2006 21:54 in reply to "RE[2]: Only the kernel?"
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2005-10-18

The ability to at least look at the source will undoubtedly help the folks who have standardized on WinCE. But of course, if you develop OSS apps, you'd better keep away from this, since it can create all sorts of legal problems for you.

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