Re: [Full-Disclosure] Re: W2K source "leaked"?

Valdis.Kletnieks_at_vt.edu
Date: 02/13/04

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    To: Allen/gore/SlackWareWolf <goreBOFH@comcast.net>
    Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:11:36 -0500
    
    
    

    On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 23:06:41 EST, Allen/gore/SlackWareWolf said:
    > I think they should release the source for NT anyway. They
    > are pretty much dropping it, and they say it is so badly
    > made they can hardly fix it, well, why not let the REAL
    > hackers out there who can make an OS, take a look at it.
    > Maybe they are a little nervouse? Maybe people would see it
    > was badly made? Wither way I know ALOT of people who STILL
    > swear by NT. With proper skill, NT can be made hard. 2,000
    > is similar, and I think it would be great if they finally
    > said "Ok, fine, here is the source".

    They can't do that because of the truly astounding overlap between
    the NT codebase and the Win200[03]/XP codebase. Think MS04-07, and
    ask if they can afford to have NT code out there.

    
    

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