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Open Source, Microsoft Models Both Wrong, Simonyi Said

Sep 28, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paula Rooney)

"Turns out open source and Microsoft have more in common than thought: both have it wrong, one prominent software developer claimed at MIT's Emerging Technologies conference.

"Charles Simonyi, the Hungarian-born developer of Microsoft Word who later became a pilot, cosmonaut and co-founder of Intentional Software, said modern software developers--whether they are programming under open source or proprietary models of development--focus too much on the end result and too little on refining the process of development..."

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