CNET News: Unearthing the Origins of Firefox
Oct 13, 2004, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Festa)
"Q: How did you originally get involved with
A: I had been involved in the Mozilla open-source effort
beforehand, and some folks at Netscape noticed what I was doing and
thought it was good enough that they offered me a job.
"What sort of work were you doing?
After Netscape decided to redesign the browser to use the more
standards-compliant Gecko layout engine, they also began
redeveloping the user interface. In 1999, it was very basic--just
enough to be able to browse Web pages but not very polished..."
Complete Story [Editor's Note: This article is part of
CNET's Special Report: "Bowed
But Not Broken," an interesting look at the history and future
of Netscape as the browser celebrates its tenth anniversary today.