Microsoft's ME/98 Patch Dilemma: A Golden Opportunity for FOSS

Posted by grouch on Jun 15, 2006 10:09 PM EDT
Free Software Magazine; By Matt Barton
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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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