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SubjectRe: Microsoft begining to open source Windows 2000?
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"Mohammad A. Haque" <mhaque@haque.net> writes:

> making a patch means you've modfied the source which you are not allowed
> to do. The most you can do is report the bug through normal channels
> (you dont even have priority in reporting bugs since you have the code).

Does making a patch necessarily require modifying the source code?
Back in my days as a mainframe systems programmer (ICL VME/B), most OS
patches were made to the binary image, either in the file or to the
loaded virtual memory image.
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