Advice for Red Hat/Fedora
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 14:44:59 UTC 2008
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.
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