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Re: GPLed Netscape for Debian 2.1? :-O

"Jaldhar H. Vyas" <jaldhar@braincells.com> writes:

> Call me a pessimist but I read this as saying Netscape no longer thinks it
> can compete with Microsoft in this area and is just giving up the fight.
> The major Wall Street company I work for, a long time Netscape user, is
> seriously thinking of switching to IE4 and Netscape is taking a hammering
> in other firms too. 

Netscape have already said they're an enterprise company, not just a
browser maker so all interpretations are equally valid :)

> In any case, it is good news for Linux users.

Kinda, sorta.  The browser itself myabe GPL'd but you'll miss out on
all the extra stuff - java, ssl etc. Of course, if you don't need it it
doesn't matter. 

"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me

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