Open Source, Microsoft Models Both Wrong, Simonyi Said
Sep 28, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paula Rooney)
"Turns out open source and Microsoft have more in common than
thought: both have it wrong, one prominent software developer
claimed at MIT's Emerging Technologies conference.
"Charles Simonyi, the Hungarian-born developer of Microsoft Word
who later became a pilot, cosmonaut and co-founder of Intentional
Software, said modern software developers--whether they are
programming under open source or proprietary models of
development--focus too much on the end result and too little on
refining the process of development..."