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MozillaZine: Mozilla Seeks Alliances with GNOME and Other Open Source Projects to Combat Longhorn

Apr 07, 2004, 19:45 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Mozilla is not the Army. That's the good news. The bad news is that we have Redmond's army ants arrayed against us. We need strong leadership and external allies, if we are to preserve much of the utility (however subjectively valued) of open standards.

"Mozilla can't be a laissez-faire anarchy where staff just resolves conflicts, because we face not only built-in conflicts, but what's more, competition from aggressive monopolies and near-monopolies. Although Mozilla code will be around for many years, it may become increasingly irrelevant without two things..."

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