Open source the Hipihi viewer – now!

Linden Lab decided to open source the viewer for it’s virtual world, and the result has been many improvements to the code – fewer bugs and UI improvements for Linden Lab’s users.

The Hipihi company should take this lesson to heart, and not struggle for years to write it’s viewers all by itself, and should open source the Hipihi viewer right now. This would enable the Hipihi company and it’s users to benefit from the programming skills of everyone in the world that is willing and able to improve the Hipihi viewer.

Get the open source community involved right at the start, fixing bugs, offering UI improvements, and porting the code from the PC to Linux and Mac, and maybe when Hipihi starts full operation it will be on PC, Linux, and Mac, with viewers that “just work”.

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