[REBOL] Re: oss revisited (briefly!)
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 13-Feb-2004 9:19
* Joel Neely <[joel--neely--fedex--com]> [040213 07:34]:
> That simply doesn't follow. Perl, Python, Ruby, etc. etc. etc.
> have been open source from the beginning, and don't suffer from the
> oft-threatened specter of fragmentation. It simply hasn't happened.
But a cautionary tale *would* be that of the split between GNU Emacs
and Xemacs. I really don't know if that did the community(ies) much
good. The schism was quite a passionate one at the time.
Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>