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Q&A: Mozilla's Tristan Nitot

Aug 07, 2008, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Maggie Holland)

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"In terms of country-specific usage, what makes one country an uber-Mozilla fan and another a late bloomer?

"There are a bunch of reasons and they differ from country to country. In Germany, for example, they are very privacy and security focused and cannot stand mediocre engineering. There is a search for technical and engineering excellence. [In terms of other reasons] it’s whether open source is well understood, whether it reflects well with the values of society and whether they have a habit of a Microsoft monopoly. In the UK, you’re used to Microsoft selling everything [so] you have forgotten what choice is."

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