"What would it take for you to release Opera as open
source? I know you've already said in the past that open-sourcing
would not bring any benefit to you, so I'm just checking whether
there's been any change on that front--I'm sure it would make all
the Linux and BSD users happy.
"The real question is why, and is it really important. In our
world view what is important is open standards. If you have a
choice between open standards and open source, our choice would
always be open standards. Luckily, most of the time open source
companies are actually happy with open standards so that's not
really much of a challenge there but what we believe is important
are open standards because then you have a choice. That you can
switch products depending on your priorities..."