[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #190
dpuryear at usa.net
Wed May 6 03:11:13 EDT 1998
At 09:40 AM 4/30/98 -0500, you wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Apr 1998, Dustin Puryear wrote:
>> [snip, snip]
>> >Netscape was so impressed with this, it convinced them to release its
>> >source code to Communicator for public development... (mozilla.org) Which
>> >has been a very big hit and very successful.
>> On the whole Netscape issue - it would be more accurate to say "it
>> remains to be seen if it is a very big hit and very successful." Thank you
>> and have a good night.
>Well, actually, it's already been a big hit.... i've seen more press cover
>and excitement on the mozilla project than on any other single software
>project in history... I mean, have you ever been to a source release
>party with more than 1000 people? (or.. better yet... have you ever heard
>of a "source release party" before?) But you are correct, success has
>yet to be seen. we should know in June.... First beta is due out then.
Okay, I'll concede that it has been a "hit" among most of pop computer
culture and some of the industry. So let me rephrase my original response:
it remains to be seen whether Netscape will toast or roast its royal oats
in this little experiment with revenue-critical code. Short and to the
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