“I think there’s potential to get to a similar market share as Android, which I believe now has 85% of all handsets,” Mullenweg told TechCrunch. “When you think about it, open source has a virtuous cycle of adoption, people building on the platform and more adoption.”
“‘We want every website, whether it’s e-commerce or anything to be powered by WordPress’ is a nasty, monopolistic goal,” he said. “Listening to Matt muse about 85% marketshare dreams is a real downer.”
The article these quotations come from is Matt Mullenweg and David Heinemeier Hansson Discuss WordPress Market Share, Monopolies, and Power in Open Source Communities at wptavern.com.
I use WordPress and am supporting a fork of WordPress called ClassicPress which is WordPress with out Automattic and Gutenberg, I love the diversity and stability that comes from a huge user base and developers from all over the world competing to build better web site tools to run on the WordPress platform. Is it appropriate for WordPress to seek ‘Internet Domination’ as a goal?