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OSWeekly: Corporate Fight Against Open Source

Feb 14, 2007, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"Remember during the Dot Com boom when sites used to display which browser you should use in order to best utilize their website? Quaint, annoying and even a little narrow minded. Those of us who have been yearning for a blast from the past will be thrilled to learn that Wal-Mart is apparently doing this in the year 2007. Wait, it gets better...

"The trouble with dictating what your users or customers can and cannot use to buy your products is a very dangerous game. Even iTunes, with all of its success, has made itself a standalone application that honestly couldn't care less which browser choice you have made. It works on two of the three main OS' and the success of iTunes has thus been reflected, I believe..."

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