NewsForge: Low-key Leaders are Essential to Open Source Success
Feb 15, 2005, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Executive personalities have more effect on the software
industry than they have on almost any other business segment
outside of the entertainment industry. A former coworker once said,
'It's not that Microsoft's management is sane, just that in a
business where insanity is normal they're a little less insane than
most others. And that's why they do well.'
"When we discuss Sun these days, we don't talk about technology
development. We don't ask, 'Is Java a superior technology to .Net?'
Nope. We wonder, 'What will Joltin' Jon and Slaverin' Scott do
next? Who will they go up against in this week's tag team