Hmmm, isn't this exactly one of things Microsoft was raked over the coals for not that long ago? -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Leif Svalgaard Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 5:55 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: open sourcing discontinued offerings From: Jill Aitoro <email@example.com> > doesn't open source it's OV/400 product, since it's not making money on it > anymore anyway. I looked into it, and it appears the product is too tightly > integrated with the operating system. and there is the rub. Because of the tight integration, IBM would have to tell the open source people (and everybody else) about all these hooks into the OS that they don't people to know about. This limits the number of people making software for the box, but hat seems to be alright with IBM.
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