Advice for Red Hat/Fedora
pemboa at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 22:45:36 UTC 2008
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 8:44 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan
<pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 15:34 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 12:22 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > > On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Jim Cornette
> > > <fc-cornette at insight.rr.com> wrote:
> > > > >>> On the other hand M$ anounced today it would rellease 3,000 pages of its
> > > > >>> Vista and Office code to the public.
> > > > >> Errr... that's 30,000 pages. How fast can you make everything
> > > > >> interoperate perfectly now?
> > > >
> > > > What is the goal for releasing the pages? Improve it, then get sued for
> > > > using the code?
> > > > Or is it because Microsoft is concentrating on gaming and embedded
> > > > devices and expecting others to make it less of a nightmare?
> > >
> > >
> > > Look, I don't know where this rumor came out. I don't think Microsoft
> > > is releasing Vista or Office code, no I think this at all relevant to
> > > Fedora Linux
> > I agree it may not be relevant but I heard Steve Balmer say they were
> > releasing the code.
> AFAIK they are releasing *documentation* (including APIs), not code.
That's what I've been trying to say. And they are not really releasing
it, they are making available to people willing to PAY for it. It is
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