Mountain View, Ca—March 25, 2014— The Computer History Museum (CHM) announced today that it has, with permission from Microsoft Corporation, made available original source code for two historic programs: MS-DOS, the 1982 "Disk Operating System" for IBM-compatible personal computers, and Word for Windows, the 1990 Windows-based version of their word processor.

http://www.computerhistory.org/press/ms-source-code.html

If Microsoft had done this 32 years ago, apple would not exist and neither would Linux.

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