Microsoft open sources MS-DOS (for real this time!)
After over 30 years, Microsoft is making MS-DOS fully open source as part of a “re-release” without the restrictions of the last.
Many will not have seen MS-DOS for decades, but the 1983 OS remains among the most important software ever written.
Indicating the importance of the OS, MS-DOS was added to the Computer History Museum in 2013. In doing so, the original source codes were transferred.
The clause of MS-DOS in the Computer History Museum was that people were prohibited from using it for...