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The Register: Goodbye MS IE? AOL revs up for browser wars two

Apr 27, 2001, 15:16 (43 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Lettice)

We might not ordinarily be interested in a story about what a pair like Microsoft and AOL are up to, but this article hints at the possibility that Microsoft's loss (in the form of losing its status as AOL's default browser) might be Mozilla's gain.

"AOL is currently working on a product codenamed Komodo, the intent being to ship this in new versions of AOL and CompuServe software around Q3 of this year. Komodo will ?reduce AOL?s dependence on any single provider of browser technology,? and will be marketed globally under multiple brand names."

"A version of Komodo using Netscape?s Gecko as the browser has apparently already been developed."

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