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http://arstechnica.com

For companies like Microsoft and Mozilla, Safari coming to Windows means that one more competitor will be thrown into the Windows browser battlefield. While neither company has expressed dismay with Apple's decision to put Safari on Windows, on Monday executives from both Microsoft and Mozilla expressed a lack of concern for their new (Windows) foe.

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mattflaschen

12 years 17 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago

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Safari isn't free software, though

Safari isn't free software, though it certainly takes advantage of it (KHTML, etc.)

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mattflaschen

12 years 17 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago

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Every program has some impact on

Every program has some impact on the free software community. Most proprietary programs compete with some free program; that doesn't mean they're all worth discussing. The only really interesting thing about Safari is that it uses KHTML and kJS, so that's what I mentioned.

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Jimbob

12 years 17 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago

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Are you going to say this sort

Are you going to say this sort of thing every time a piece of news comes in that is not about free software but that has an impact on the free software community?

Safari is now a competitor to Firefox on Windows machines. You do understand it is, therefore, newsworthy to the free software community, right?

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snotbutter

12 years 17 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago

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@matt: Did you miss the bit in

@matt: Did you miss the bit in the title the bit about the Mozilla executive responding? Does Mozilla's response not count as free software related either?

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mattflaschen

12 years 17 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago

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You're right that Mozilla is commenting,

You're right that Mozilla is commenting, and Mozilla is free software. That's a reasonable justification for a story here. But I'm still not very interested.

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