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Old 06-16-2006, 02:24 AM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft's ME/98 Patch Dilemma: A Golden Opportunity for FOSS


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Here’s almost a textbook example of where FOSS triumphs over proprietary ware. If ME and 98 were FOSS, then other programmers could patch the flaw (assuming there was sufficient demand). However, it’s not in Microsoft’s interests to do so, so they leave their users with little choice: Buy or die.

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