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.

#5 Re:Bill Joy of Sun Spreads Little Joy

by OLEVariant

Thursday May 6th, 1999 6:42 PM

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This is what I was talking about earlier regarding the timeframe of Mozilla. By the time it's released in final form, businesses will be too heavily vested in MSIE and will need a better reason to switch other than it's not from M$.