CPT's Page on AOL Netscape Merger
CPT's November 25, 1998 statement on merger
- November 27, 1998,
Antitrust economist opposes AOL-Netscape deal, San Jose Mercury
News Interview with Jamie Love.
- Issues relating to the future of the Mozilla project.
- November 23, 1998, Jamie Zawinski,
Fear and loathing on the merger trail. A very
optimistic statement about the merger from Mozilla.Org.
Comment on the Netscape Public License and the merger. Here is
discussion the CPT view.
- November 25, 1998,
Open Letter to AOL, from the Open Source Initiative. This plea
was written by Eric Raymond.
- November 25, 1998 Steve Case,
email to Jamie Zawinski, indicating he was "very
supportive" of continued support for Mozilla. Mr. Case
sent a similar letter to Eric Raymond. However, in our own discussions
with AOL, AOL has rejected the our invitation to specify its level
of future suport for the Mozilla project. It is also pretty
clear that AOL intends to release non-open source versions of the
communicator code in "next generation" browsers.
Netscape's press release on the merger.
- Some news coverage or commentary on merger.
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