Washington Post: Open Windows?

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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