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SubjectRe: Microsoft begining to open source Windows 2000?
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> <snip "microsoft may be going open source">
> > Not a chance. First your company must have at least 1500 licences.... and
> > you can't modify any code... which implies that you can't rebuild either...
>
> You can modify your compiler, so that it accepts patches (with no context)
> and completely rewrite anything that needs modified.
> The modified source would never be stored anywhere.

So you have the source to the MS compiler???? And they gave you all of the
object modules (or at least the source) AND the makefiles (or equivalent)???

I believe their "can't modify" includes the OS you were supplied under a
different license.

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