Subject: Re: Software quality: free vs. proprietary
From: Ben Laurie <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 19:57:46 +0100

"Stephen J. Turnbull" wrote:
>     Ben>  - Perl
>     Ben>  - Apache
> (CERN & NCSA httpd)

Apache was a set of fixes to NCSA ... how can it have been chasing it?
Except up its own orifice, that is. In the end it became such a
successful set of fixes that NCSA decided to stop playing. Amicably. As
for chasing CERN, well, from where I was sitting, you had to apply the
brakes to get anywhere near CERN.




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who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
first group; there was less competition there."
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