Windows CE 6 Released With FULL Kernel Source

Aron Schatz
November 1, 2006

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I'm interested to hear what free|zombie has to say about this move. Is this a sign of change for Microsoft. I am certainly hoping the market will not accept draconian Microsoft style software. At least with the software being open, it can be checked and fully supported.


Underlining the significance of Windows CE to Microsoft's overall business plans, chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie (pictured above) delivered the keynote address at the CE 6.0 launch event, which was streamed over the web from Microsoft's website and attended by some 60 media representatives. Microsoft characterizes Windows CE -- released at version 1.0 ten years ago this month -- as an embedded, real-time operating system aimed at a wide variety of application-specific systems and devices, including consumer electronics, industrial automation, and medical and scientific equipment.


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