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Firefox 4 � Mozilla versus the world

Nov 10, 2010, 23:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Handy)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"When you think of a giant lizard-monster stomping through a major metropolitan area, you tend to think of Godzilla. Or maybe Rodan. What you probably don't think about is a non-profit corporation that helps millions around the world gain access to the information they need in their day-to-day lives..

"While most folks have forgotten about the company's origin in AOL's Netscape acquisition, and perhaps even the name of the non-profit itself, everyone knows Firefox. And Linux users, in particular, depend on this non-profit's products just as much as they rely on any other piece of open source software.

"Firefox 4 has been in development now for almost three years. The folks at Mozilla have had some clear goals for version 4: faster JavaScript performance, easier AJAX debugging and full HTML 5 support. The official ship date, however, is still 'when it's done'."

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