And someone has one... Re: Virus Alert !!!

From: Iggy Drougge <>
Date: Thu Mar 8 16:27:18 2001

John Foust skrev:

>At 08:26 PM 3/7/01 -0500, you wrote:
>>>If MS would just give us the source code, we could fix it for them.

>I've often thought about what the rag-tag open source
>community would do if they had the Windows source - the
>whole kit and caboodle. I'd guess that the entire Microsoft
>source base (counting apps, developer tools, in-house
>tools, and all the DDK (device driver) tools, etc.) are
>close to two orders of magnitude more code and data than
>the average four-CD Linux distro. Frankly, I don't think
>they could handle it. Does the open source community
>have the same number of full-time man-hours available
>to a new task of this size? What about writers and
>managers, not just counting programers?

Look at Mozilla. Ooh, isn't that a remarkable feat of development?
Now apply that to a project which is equivalent to Mozilla squared.
Open source is great for making difficult operating systems, but I've yet to
see something open source and easy-to-use.

En ligne avec Thor 2.6.
"I'm all man underneath my skirt."
    Boy George
Received on Thu Mar 08 2001 - 16:27:18 GMT

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