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Re: CSS is doomed (10 years per version ?!?)

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2005 12:54:33 +0100
Message-ID: <42C52EF9.2060501@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

A lot of sense in Orion's closing paras :

> When I work in Linux, which I have from time to time, I don't trust
> anything. I have no idea about the quality of the software that I just
> downloaded. Why? Because of the two forms of communications that form
> trust, Linux hasn't accomplished either one.
> 
> Linux doesn't really advertise and Linux's word-of-mouth campaign is
> limited to locations that only Linux people go to.
> 
> Your word-of-mouth is why people you know are converting. They trust
> you; trust is transitive that way. However, that isn't mainstream by
> any stretch of the imagination.
> 
> Fix the trust issue (by branding and word-of-mouth) and open source
> might have a shot.

Philip Taylor
Received on Friday, 1 July 2005 11:57:09 GMT

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