Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jul 2005 08:43 UTC, submitted by OS2World News Master
OS/2 and eComStation Many OS/2-eCS users knows that we are currently requesting signatures to ask IBM to open source OS/2 (or at least the OS/2 components that are possible to be opened). We are getting close to send the petition, so if you haven't sign yet, go ahead!
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re: Not so easy
by l3v1 on Mon 11th Jul 2005 09:08 UTC
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Of course it would cost money. But thing is, IBM as already spent quite an amount of money on open source, maybe they'll find this also worth spending. I never really used OS/2, still I signed the petition because I find it [i.e. opening parts or the whole OS/2] would be quite good. IMHO the problem doing it lies not in having too much MS code in it, but that it [OS/2] is still being used in quite a lot of places around the globe [think ATM].

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