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Submission + - What If Microsoft Open-Sourced Everything?

torpor writes: "Consider this theoretical reality: "What If Microsoft Open Sourced Everything?" I mean, they just flipped the switch, turned on a dime, and opened the whole code-base (while maintaining their "licensed-binary" program at all costs). What do you think life would be like, computer-wise?"

... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"

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