> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Fred C > Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 11:21 PM > To: RW > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Google Chrome > > > > On Sep 3, 2008, at 5:21 PM, RW wrote: > > > On Thu, 4 Sep 2008 00:47:34 +0200 (CEST) > > Wojciech Puchar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > >>> For most people that's already happened, except that it's > >>> Adobe-Flash WWW. Google's approach of open-source software, and > >>> open-extensions, leading to new standards, sounds a lot better to > >>> me. > >> > >> except it leads to google-everything. not even a bit better than > >> microsoft-everything > > > > There's a lot of difference. Microsoft has always tried to undermine > > standards because standards give its competitors a more level-playing > > field, which is what Google needs for its webapps to compete with > > Microsoft's desktop applications. I don't see how that's bad for > > anyone except Microsoft. > > So you mean that google is learning from the Microsoft mistakes. Or > maybe > google need to get along with the standards for now, but as soon as > they have > secured the market they will define the standards as they need it to > be for their > benefit. >
Since they are defining standards that are implemented in open source code under BSD license I don't see the problem. You can complain the day that Adobe releases the source for Acrobat Reader, and Flash, under BSD license, and Google closes the source for Chrome, OK? Ted _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"