Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun May 4 10:18:05 UTC 2008

2008/5/4 Justin Gruenberg <justin.gruenberg at gmail.com>:
> And it doesn't do anyone any good.  The code has copyright, and it
> cannot be included in Linux in any form.

It would aid in reverse engineering. One team looks at the code and
develops a spec. The spec is handed off to a second team that code an
implementation. Without the original code, the first team has to
reverse engineer the spec by decompiling, tracing, sniffing, you get
the idea. Not easy, and never complete. Access to the original code
makes writing the spec much easier, faster, and more complete.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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