Worried About Zimbra? Fork-edaboutit!
Feb 04, 2008, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
The VAR Guy: Zimbra Proponents Fear Microsoft-Yahoo Combo
[ Thanks to The VAR Guy
for this link. ]
"When Yahoo acquired Zimbra in September 2007, some Zimbra
backers worried Yahoo would mismanage the open source email asset.
Fast forward to the present, and some Zimbra proponents have gone
from concern to outright panic over Microsoft's bid to acquire
Yahoo (and, by attachment, Zimbra).
"The VAR Guy is calling for calm, but Zimbra email fans worry
the email platform will suffer harm--or even death--at the hands of
ZDNet: If You Don't Like It, Fork It
"One of the big concerns arising from the pending Microsoft
acquisition of Yahoo, and of proprietary open source in general, is
the fear that a project's owner will abuse its power, even kill a
"Well, fork that..."