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LA Times: Open Windows

Thanks to Ray Clouse for
this link.

“… there is one way to reform Microsoft without dampening any
free-market spirit: require it to open up its operating system to
other software developers so programs can be written to work with
Windows, with or without the approval and licensing of
Microsoft.”

“Fueled by the growth of the Internet, freely traded coding,
known as ‘open-source software,’ has become so popular among
programmers that many now regard it as a kind of moral
principle.”

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commentary
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