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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wouldn't petioning beos opensource make more sense?

os/2 is licensed to m$. beos is solely the creation of be inc. wouldn't it make more sense to petition beos opensource of palm inc?

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Ronald Vos Member since:
2005-07-06

os/2 is licensed to m$. beos is solely the creation of be inc. wouldn't it make more sense to petition beos opensource of palm inc?

Actually, Be used licensed proprietary software as well. That's the main reason it isn't opensourced (considering Palm doesn't do much with it anymore anyway).

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