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Linux-Watch: Microsoft Patches Faster When Problems are Open Sourced

Jan 14, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"It's a truism that Linux and the other open-source operating systems are patched faster than Windows.

"After all, one of the whole points about open-source programming is that with many people looking at the code, errors are found, and fixed, quicker.

"It seems that may be true of Microsoft as well..."

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