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Mozilla: Firefox 4 will be one generation ahead

Aug 18, 2010, 14:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Von Andreas Proschofsky)

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"Mozilla's Chris Blizzard in an interview about the rising competition by Google Chrome, the evolution of the web platform and the prospects for WebM

"Over the last few years Firefox enjoyed the role of the rising star in the browser world. Nowadays Google Chrome seems to have taken that very spot, currently even grabbing some market share from Mozilla. During the Linux desktop conference GUADEC Andreas Proschofsky had the chance to sit down with Chris Blizzard, "Director of Web Platform" at Mozilla and conduct the following interview about the current situation in the market, the advancements of the web as a platform and upcoming improvements for Firefox 4+.

"derStandard.at: When we talked last year you observed that although Google Chrome is gaining a lot of publicity, most of the developers at tech-conferences - like GUADEC - still use Firefox. If I take a look around this year, this seems to have changed considerably, a lot of those early adopters seem to have moved to Chrome / Chromium. Do you have a problem in that specific - but influential - user segment?"

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