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NewsForge: Web 2.0 Day Two--And a Taste of Web 1.0

Oct 08, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Miller)

"Last night I was derelict in my duty. Instead of going to a supper billed as a 'Conversation with Microsoft' I left the Web 2.0 Conference for a few hours and went to the Web 1.0 Summit at a bar a few blocks away, where we all pretended it was 1998 and presented can't-miss dot-com business plans to each other. But I have some serious observations about Web 2.0, too.

"This morning--I'm writing this on Thursday, October 6--there was a Web 2.0 discussion titled 'Can Open Source Stay Open?' featuring Tim O'Reilly (of O'Reilly Media), Mitchell Baker (of the Mozilla Foundation) and, Jonathan Schwartz (of Sun Microsystems). Key moment: Schwartz asked how many people in the room used OpenOffice.org and was disappointed at how few hands went up..."

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