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The case against organised leadership in open source communities

Everything you say tho seems to me to be a point for my personal case *against* organised leadership within the XOOPS community. Especially since creating a hierarchy and organization is it’s primary *goal* and not a tool to accomplish the actual goal: to develop a world-class product, and provide great community support, all in the spirit of open source software.

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Death of a legend: Netscape is no more

On one of the final days of 2007 we are forced to say goodbye to an old legend. On December 29 2007, America Online decided to pull the plug on the Netscape project. For many people, including myself, Netscape was a big part of discovering the Internet in its early days. Netscape started in 1994 as a fork off the Mosaic Grandfather of all browsers (yes, I used that one too), and started the battle for the web by taking on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. AOL bought the brand name and the technology a while back, but the browser that had won the war had fought its last battle.