So this meant they were interoperable and "Sun servers have been all over the Web" as a result. Tim said there's a lesson to be gained from that - which is that "a rising tide floats all boats." He said "the right way to do the good thing for the Web and the good thing for Sun is to play by the rules - be a good citizen."
Neither of them are fans of some newer web technologies such as peer to peer communications, though for different reasons. Perlman dislikes the level of piracy used, Bray doesn't see it as a growth potential for the net. Of course, many have predicted the “demise” of P2P networks for many years. Both of them seem to the feel that the future of the web lies in authentication and verification of who is doing what, and that it is contrary to the nature of P2P software in an anonymous world. It's a great read, and will be continued.