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Open Source, Microsoft Models Both Wrong, Simonyi Said

“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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