OS/2: the Open Source Laboratory

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Remember OS/2? It was the going to be the “real” operating system that took over from the mickey mouse Windows.... Somehow, that never quite happened (can't imagine why), but OS/2 aficionados remain as loyal to their OS as any Mac fanboy.

One interesting suggestion that crops up periodically is that IBM should open source OS/2. There's a lot to be said for the idea – IBM can stop worrying about it and hand it over to the people best placed to move it forward. Alas, that's not going to happen.

I suspect it's the legal reasons that are the real problem: there's probably too much stuff that can't easily be cleared for release as open source.

Undeterred, the OS/2 community have come up with another way to support their beloved OS:

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re: OS2

What a joke (both the whole concept and the amount of those so called "bounties").

Those morons should pool all their little nickel and dime bounty's TOGETHER and BUY A CLUE.

OS/2 is DEAD. DEAD DEAD DEAD DEAD DEAD.

Get over it already.

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