and eCSers to Open up as much of OS/2 as possible. Regarding the whole shebang. I seem to recall IBM using the excuse that some Patents and IP are in there that are from 3rd Parties.
Scuttlebutt has it that IBM has owned some (maybe most, if not all) of those 3rd parties for a few years now. Maybe, just maybe, it might actually become Open and Still be supportable and extendable... and mergable into other OS Kernels.
One can HOPE, can't he?