|11 Nov 2001 @ 22:55, by Merilene_M. Murphy|
yup, indeed. you gotta read this!
it's toward the end of the meeting where bill gates tells shareholders:
Let me start out, really the reason that you see open source there at all is because we came in and said there should be a platform that's identical with millions and millions of machines, and the bios of that should be open to everybody to use, and all the extensibility should be there.