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   RE: [xml-dev] Managing Innovation

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Andrew has every right to post his opinions here. 
So do you, Daniel.  Try to resist the urge to tell 
people to shut up when their opinions don't match 
yours.  One would think you are a candidate for 
the governor of California.

Innovation is competitive.

Microsoft earned a monopoly by providing production tools 
in accordance with the common skills of the customers.
That scares people who compete by 
raising armies or true believers to free Jerusalem 
from the infidels rather than improving their 
products to make their customers more productive.

Ease matters to the middle manager.  Crusades don't.


From: Daniel Veillard [mailto:veillard@redhat.com]

So take your frustration where it belongs, i.e. to the projects
in question and stop your ranting about it here in a totally vague
way, it's not useful, and doesn't make you look any greater. If
you're really concerned about the way an open-source project does
things, and want a better alternative, fork it off, make it your
way and try to see if there are followers, you might be sucessful
or not, at least you would put your acts in synch with what you say
and act accordingly to the principles upon which open-source software


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