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WebReview: Mozilla Spawns Seeds of New Technologies

Aug 23, 1999, 05:20 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugene Eric Kim)


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"Netscape's April 1998 release of the Communicator source code was an important milestone for free software developers. By adopting an open source development model for its flagship product while fighting a vicious battle over market share with Microsoft, Netscape's message was clear: Open source software is for real.

"This bold move, however, was a mixed blessing for the open source community."

"Almost a year and a half after the source code was first released, what has the Mozilla project accomplished? Has Mozilla been successful? And can we learn anything from Mozilla's experiences about open source development?"

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