AnchorDesk/Yahoo!: Why we should hail IBM's ode to open source--the Purple BookAug 16, 2001, 00:04 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Houston)
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"The marquee name on this panel was Bill Gates, who probably programmed MS-DOS with his own personal copy of the Purple Book at his side. Thanks to IBM's unprecedented openness for the time, Bill Gates was on his way to becoming the world's richest man. Yet today his company is the most vocal critic of the open-source movement and the GPL.
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