- Open Road to Nowhere?
- Opinion seems to be divided
around the question of whether OSS delivers and is sustainable
- John Taschek argues that
"it's a dot-com: all hype and speculation and no fundamentals.
It's like an onion in a bushel of apples. Someone might notice
that it looks and tastes different, but peel away its layers,
and there's nothing there". He seems to base this opinion
mainly on the Mozilla initiative
- Bob Young, co-founder and
chairman of Red Hat, is firmly convinced that OSS will continue
- Recent ZDnet opinion survey:
35% John Taschek -- it's going nowhere.
32% Bob Young -- it's a success and gaining momentum.
33% Neither -- the truth is somewhere in between.
- The Microsoft judgement
- Break-up is probably of
- Curb on anti-competitive
practices should aid Linux, Netscape, Star Office etc.
- Does Windows 2000 deliberately
break the SMB protocol?