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Mozilla's radical open-source move helped rewrite rules of tech

A gamble 20 years ago unleashed the source code for the browser that became Firefox. The approach is now core to Facebook, Google and everyone else.

By Stephen Shankland for c|net

https://www.cnet.com/news/mozilla-open-source-firefox-move-helped-rewrite-tech-rules-anniversary/

This is a terrific article -- one of the best I've read in a long time.  Unfortunately c|net still has pop-up videos which are a real nuisance when you want to read an article; so, when reading this article on a home computer, be prepared to encounter one or two pop-up videos.   Still, I believe, the article is worth reading if you're interested in the history of open source software. 

Kudos to Mozilla! :)
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Re: Mozilla's radical open-source move helped rewrite rules of tech
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2018, 02:53:43 pm »
Mozilla's radical open-source move helped rewrite rules of tech

A gamble 20 years ago unleashed the source code for the browser that became Firefox. The approach is now core to Facebook, Google and everyone else.

By Stephen Shankland for c|net

https://www.cnet.com/news/mozilla-open-source-firefox-move-helped-rewrite-tech-rules-anniversary/

This is a terrific article -- one of the best I've read in a long time.  Unfortunately c|net still has pop-up videos which are a real nuisance when you want to read an article; so, when reading this article on a home computer, be prepared to encounter one or two pop-up videos.   Still, I believe, the article is worth reading if you're interested in the history of open source software. 

Kudos to Mozilla! :)
Thanks for sharing!
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