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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by ashcrow on Sat 23rd Feb 2008 00:25 UTC
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Open Source and Open Standards are not opposites by any means. I'm not sure why he is thinking it is a choice between the two. It seems to me it's more of a 'We don't want you to see our code' either due to fear that people will 'steal' some of Opera's good ideas or see how bad the code is.

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