Re: Isolationism is history.
Colin Watson wrote:
> > You can probably read the Windows code by looking at the Windows CE.NET
> > source which is freely available. It's a fork. You can get a flavor of
> > it. If you try real hard, you can probably via a University take a look
> > at the source -- Microsoft is handing out read-access grudgingly. Work
> > within the system and you can accomplish that goal.
> But be very careful about doing that; you may well end up "tainted" if
> you sign source licence agreements, and writing free software thereafter
> could be difficult.
There's also the problem, that if you do craft anything truely useful,
Microsoft lawyers will take it away from you. Has a programmer ever won
a case against Microsoft? I've read more cases of programmers screwed
within the system they tried to work within. But I dunno, never tried