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Oct 28, 1998, 04:15 (0 Talkback[s])

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An ambitious volunteer software-development experiment has so far been a flop for Norway's Opera Software... efforts to write Macintosh and Linux versions of the cult-hit browser have failed.

Opera spokeswoman Sandra Thorbjornsen said the company plans... putting more internal effort into... other versions.... A Mac version tops the company's priority list, followed by BeOS and Linux ports.

One volunteer software development pioneer said that Opera was stumbling with its effort because the company did not release its source code.

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