The Boston Globe: Group Aims to Capitalize on Firefox Success
Jan 10, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Weisman)
"Following up on the success of the Firefox open source Web
browser, released by the Mozilla Foundation last fall, open source
software developers are readying some new products aimed at a
consumer market still dominated by proprietary software.
"Mozilla, which recently introduced an e-mail program called
Thunderbird, is working to combine it with the foundation's Sunbird
calendar application in a project, code-named Lightning, that could
compete with Microsoft Corp.'s ubiquitous Outlook program.
Lightning's developers are planning their first general-user
release for mid-2005.