Linked by Michael Reed on Thu 7th Feb 2008 17:21 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation Last month, IBM made an announcement that put an end to any hope of an open source OS/2. Responding to requests from an online community that had previously collected 11,600 signatures in support of its cause, the company confirmed that they would not be releasing the source code of their OS/2 operating system. I used OS/2 as my main operating system for about four years, and unlike some former users, my reaction to the news sits somewhere between disinterest and relief.
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Linuxing OS/2
by Sabon on Thu 7th Feb 2008 19:49 UTC
Sabon
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2005-07-06

By that I mean that I understand there is a group of people that are working on a grass roots open source version of OS/2 just like what Linux Torvolds did with Linux.

Serenity Systems could then plug in each section as it is done into the code that they do have rights to and eventually make a better OS/2 than OS/2.

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