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IBM will not open source OS/2
Let it die
IBM has said that it will not Open Source OS/2 and seems happy to let the operating system die.
In a letter from Yvonne Perkins, Vice President, Enterprise Platform Software to /OS2World Big Blue had thought about open sourcing OS/2 in the past.
“For a variety of business, technical, and legal reasons we have decided to not pursue any OS/2 open source projects,” she wrote.
Although IBM has service offerings that continue to be available for customers who need ongoing support for OS/2, she wants customers to look for alternative solutions.
The letter is here.