Evaluating Commercial Open Source Projects
Thursday April 22nd, 1999
A recent Forbes article characterized Mozilla as a "flop". The article had so many inaccuracies that I felt a rebuttal was required. At the same time, I felt that some light needed to be shed on the differences between commercial Open Source projects and "all volunteer" Open Source projects. What follows (click "Full Article" below) is a rebuttal to the assertions in the Forbes article and my opinion on what can reasonably be expected from a commercial Open Source project.
As always, the opinions are my own, and do not reflect the opinions of mozilla.org (which MozillaZine is not affiliated with).
#10 Re:Evaluating Commercial Open Source Projects
Thursday April 22nd, 1999 5:43 PM
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It's way pre-alpha! Whether it's open source or not - it still doesn't mean that a perfectly usable and useful binary will pop up from nowhere!
Sorry, but if you're looking for a browser to use, look at a Netscape download page.
If you're looking towards the future with a hunger for bug-killing, look to Mozilla.org
When will people stop expecting the current Mozilla to be anything other than ALPHA software?!?