"Andreessen: There was a huge amount of browser
development from 1993 to 1998, then nothing much happened from 1998
to 2002. Now, there's a huge number of people doing all kinds of
things and you've got real innovation going on.
"WN: Why now?
"Andreessen: When Mozilla opened source code in
1998, everyone expected things to happen overnight. But it took a
few years for the project to catalyze. Now people have an
open-source alternative that's fast and free and works. The user
interface is definitely getting better, and over the last four or
sophisticated as a UI platform.
"WN: Of the browsers available today, which do
"Andreessen: I'm using Mozilla pretty much full
time. I switched six or nine months ago. I had been using IE for
three or four years before, because it was rendering page views
faster. But now Mozilla does it faster..."