Subject: Re: Journal / Trade Mag?
From: Mitchell Baker <Mitchell@mozilla.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 11:53:18 -0800

Right.  And remember -- never trust the headlines! 

mitchell

Robin 'Roblimo' Miller wrote:

>
>> Looks as if I may have spoke too soon:
>>
>>    Mozilla's future under debate
>>    Renai LeMay, ZDNet Australia, 10 March 2005
>>    ZDNet Australia
>>    
>> http://uk.builder.com/webdevelopment/design/0,39026630,39239597,00.htm
>>
>>    Development problems concerning the Mozilla Suite have led to some
>>    soul-searching in the Foundation, with some calling for Firefox to
>>    be spun off
>>
>
>
> Let's hold our panic for a few days. Mitchell Baker is next week's 
> Slashdot interview victim... err.... guest. I'm sure she'll get at 
> least one or two questions about this rift, discussion, debate or 
> whatever it is, and that many other people involved with Moz and FF 
> development will chime in.
>
> Remember, one of the biggest good/bad points of FOSS development is 
> that this sort of discussion goes on in the open. Proprietary software 
> developers also have disagreements about where their product 
> development should go, but have them behind closed doors -- and clean 
> the blood from their conference room floors before they emerge to face 
> the cameras and pretend everybody is in perfect harmony.
>
> - Robin
>
>