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RMS On Mozilla

Tuesday August 17th, 1999

Joerg Beierle brought to our attention an interesting interview with Richard Stallman at LinuxWorld. There are a few comments about Mozilla about halfway into the article.


#19 RMS On Mozilla

by Anon

Wednesday August 18th, 1999 7:02 AM

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> A closed source project does not have external developers, so why > does a well funded open source project need external developers?

Exactly! A company should go open source not to cut down on developers or expect a massive influx of developers they should go open source so that people can help if they want to or see how something is progressing. Once a project is finsihed, open source means that a user can fix the bugs themselves if they have the programming skills.