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Computerworld's Cusumano Takes Another Look at Mozilla

Monday November 1st, 1999

Mike Cusumano, writer of the Computerworld article that was much derided in our forum has taken a fresh look at Mozilla, and in his latest article at Computerworld has come to a different conclusion. I would like to thank him for having the fortitude to revisit Mozilla, and for posting his apology in his column.


#5 Computerworld's Cusumano Takes Another Look at Moz

by wheezy

Monday November 1st, 1999 10:54 AM

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Mr. Cusumano's brief article is certainly a better, more even-handed and well-research article than his previous. He stands his ground yet, but is more educated.

Still, it seems as though he still damns Mozilla with faint praise. Not everybody, of course, is required by law to be ecstatic about Mozilla, but it seemed as if his viewpoint was in a more transitional state: "the jury is still out." But regardless of the general attitude he has about the project, it is wonderful that he realizes the significance and relationship between open source and the commercial and industrial sectors, a relationship discussed by open source advocates and information technology executives alike, which has found little agreement...