fred at bsdhost.net
Thu Sep 4 06:42:15 UTC 2008
On Sep 3, 2008, at 11:27 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Fred C
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 11:21 PM
>> To: RW
>> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> Subject: Re: Google Chrome
>> On Sep 3, 2008, at 5:21 PM, RW wrote:
>>> On Thu, 4 Sep 2008 00:47:34 +0200 (CEST)
>>> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>>>>> For most people that's already happened, except that it's
>>>>> Adobe-Flash WWW. Google's approach of open-source software, and
>>>>> open-extensions, leading to new standards, sounds a lot better to
>>>> except it leads to google-everything. not even a bit better than
>>> There's a lot of difference. Microsoft has always tried to undermine
>>> standards because standards give its competitors a more level-
>>> field, which is what Google needs for its webapps to compete with
>>> Microsoft's desktop applications. I don't see how that's bad for
>>> anyone except Microsoft.
>> So you mean that google is learning from the Microsoft mistakes. Or
>> google need to get along with the standards for now, but as soon as
>> they have
>> secured the market they will define the standards as they need it to
>> be for their
> Since they are defining standards that are implemented in open source
> code under BSD license I don't see the problem.
> You can complain the day that Adobe releases the source for Acrobat
> Reader, and Flash, under BSD license, and Google closes the source for
> Chrome, OK?
I am not saying what they are doing is not good for the community.
here I thing that's great. Not only because it's one more pice of
because that will force web developers to use standards instead of
available on IE. I am just saying that what they are doing is for
their own good and
not for the good of mankind. Their business model doesn't rely on
but on data mining.
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