Bill Joy of Sun Spreads Little Joy

Thursday May 6th, 1999

Wishiknew writes, "In a 1 1/2 hour lecture to a University of Washington's computer science class, Chief Scientist Bill Joy of Sun Microsystems Inc. criticized Netscape Communications 'Mozilla' effort for it's inability to 'take off', despite being an open source project."

And he managed to plug Jini and Java quite a bit as well, I see. I wish there was a transcript or audio file of the event.

#13 OpenSource

by thought

Friday May 7th, 1999 3:32 AM

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OpenSource projects as someone above said are getting developed for many many years and then suddenly, like linux, they take off (if they take of). Mozilla will probably take off very soon DESPITE being open source.