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internetnews.com: Longhorn to Mozilla: Can't We All Get Along?

May 07, 2004, 14:00 (26 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's technology evangelist is offering 'friendly' suggestions to Mozilla open source browser groups and calling for more discussion about how the two sides can benefit from upcoming enhancements in Longhorn, the next version of Windows.

"'We're working underneath on the foundation. Longhorn will let you make a new awesome browser that [would] blow away what you're doing today,' Microsoft's Robert Scoble said in an interview with internetnews.com and wrote on his blog.

"Scoble's latest comments came after the desktop development platform group GNOME Foundation and the desktop application group Mozilla Foundation recently discussed how the two open source communities could join forces to fight what they see as a proprietary onslaught from Longhorn.

"Mozilla should talk with Microsoft and it need not worry, Scoble said. Longhorn will play nice..."

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