Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Oct 2005 15:56 UTC
RISC OS The debate over whether or not RISC OS should be open sourced took another turn this week when Peter Naulls argued that "certain parts" of the OS could be released under an open source licence. The State-side coder behind various ports including Firefox said this would ideally include "crucial parts that affect all users, even if they don't realise it, parts that can be created from scratch and made much better than the Acorn original, and parts which can managed by specific developers who already understand them well."
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I understand
by on Sat 15th Oct 2005 17:12 UTC

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That indeed, they could open source many parts of their system. Either that, or rebuild the OS with componets that were already open sourced. (Similar to MacOSX and Darwin, Solaris and OpenSolaris, etc) Besides, considering that RISC OS is a niche OS having some open source sibling could/would/may/will attract much needed Comunity/User base growth by creating an open source project around the main system.

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RE: I understand
by joelito_pr on Sat 15th Oct 2005 17:19 in reply to "I understand"
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Oops, forgot to login, but that was me back there

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