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.
#21 Re:Bill Joy of Sun Spreads Little Joy
Saturday May 8th, 1999 3:33 AM
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Well, mozilla is complex and there are not 10000000 of outside developers but who cares, if the current developers keep up and finally release a working browser we have won, and I can't see anything that would stop it, I don't think AOL would pull the developers or microsoft take over the universe before mozilla can get finished.
The real threats come after mozilla gets released, Then we can get lots of hostile code forks and splittering. But hey, its you're lisence not mine.