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Newsforge article: FOSS for OS/2: Keeping the flame alive

February 17, 2006 by admin

Bruce Byfield writes an upbeat article on OS/2, eComStation and OpenSource at Newsforge:

"After a decade of neglect and increasingly reluctant support from IBM, the manufacturer, the OS/2 community persists. Where users of GNU/Linux or FreeBSD have turned to free and open source software (FOSS) for political and philosophical freedom and software quality, the surviving OS/2 community has been turning to FOSS as a means of defending members' right to use the operating system of their choice. The result is a small but surprisingly diverse collection of projects that, to a GNU/Linux user, is a mixture of the familiar and exotic."

Read on at:

http://software.newsforge.com/software/06/01/30/192226.shtml?tid=150&tid=132&tid=16

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