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Firefox vs. IceWeasel; open source is still the winner, or is it??

The author argues why the recent IceWeazel vs Firefox, saga will have a negative impact on Open Source, because it sets a bad precedent which may discourage companies such as Sun to open source Java.

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By Matt Lee

Artist, writer, director and recovering free software user.

One reply on “Firefox vs. IceWeasel; open source is still the winner, or is it??”

Hmm, looks like Sun GPL’d Java anyway – and their FAQ explains why they welcome forks of Java as long as those forks respect their trademark.

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