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Full Article Attached 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).


#31 ARRRRRGHHHHHH, quit the shit

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Friday April 23rd, 1999 6:08 PM

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Why say mozilla lags behind it's competitors (which is only microsoft. ) In what way does it lag?? - well none!

Have you even tried a nightly-build?, everything is getting implemented and fixed in a extreme rate. You notice great differences every week and it even beat IE in some areas. Then a pre-alpha can beat a fitht version of another browser its relly not a failiure, get real!!!!