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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Heh
by computrius on Thu 21st Feb 2008 18:45 UTC
computrius
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2006-03-26

Every OS ships a browser with it now. Various Linux distributions choose Firefox, apple chose their own safari, and Microsoft chose their own internet explorer. It seems to me that opera is just whining because they didn't get chosen by anyone. They are like a kid complaining because he wasn't chosen for a team in gym class.

Edited 2008-02-21 18:46 UTC

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