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Washington Post: Open Windows?

Apr 14, 1999, 10:21 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Ignatius)

Thanks to Matt Moore for this link.

"There have been discussions of what 'open source' might mean for Windows," confirms one Microsoft executive."

"Historians will note that if Microsoft ever does release the source code for Windows -- whether on its own or compelled by the Justice Department -- it will be due in part to the dogged efforts of a cyber-guru named Eric S. Raymond."

"Microsoft executives have been studying carefully what happened to Netscape after it made that move a year ago by releasing its browser code. They find the results discouraging."

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