[linux-elitists] rambleling about windows source code

Tim Potter tpot@samba.org
Sat Feb 14 16:19:01 PST 2004


On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 01:38:50PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> Interesting spin in effect?
> 
>   "BetaNews has learned that Thursday's leak of the Windows 2000 source code
>   originated not from Microsoft, but from long-time Redmond partner
>   Mainsoft. The leaked code includes 30,915 files and was apparently removed
>   from a Linux computer used by Mainsoft for development purposes."

You have to love the gratuitous mention of Linux in the explanation
implying that somehow the security of Linux was to blame for the release.

Of course you very often don't see Microsoft being mentioned in most
news reports about the latest virus of the month.  Grr.


Tim.



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