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CRN: Is door shut on opening Windows?

May 10, 1999, 10:56 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Barbara Darrow)

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"Open source code advocates often slam Windows. But they really would like the source code to be open to all."

"'Let's be clear: We'd be ecstatic if [Microsoft Corp.] did open up the source code to Windows and other software,' said Larry Augustin, president and chief executive of VA Research Linux Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif. 'People can talk about Microsoft-bashing, but [open Windows] is what we want.'"

"But he does not expect to get it."

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