Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Feb 2008 15:26 UTC, submitted by Robert Kratky
Opera Software Opera Software's CEO Jon S. von Tetzchner explains why they will not release the Opera browser as open source, arguing that open standards are more important than open source. Von Tetzchner also talks about the company's antitrust complaint to the European Commission in which it accuses Microsoft of abusing its dominant position by tying Internet Explorer to Windows.
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RE[4]: hrmmm
by TLZ_ on Tue 26th Feb 2008 15:02 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: hrmmm"
TLZ_
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2007-02-05

They aren't really claiming otherwise, are they?

Opera live on making programs, and running the bussiness would simply not be sustainable with open source.

(Remember that Opera isn't say... Apple who have a lot of renevue allready and don't have a problem with people using WebKit.)

They need to make money to stay alive as a bussiness, nobody(including Opera) is denying.

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