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Opera Watch: Interview with Firefox Founder and Creator Blake Ross

Jan 18, 2007, 16:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Goldman)

"Seamus: What have been some of your biggest internal conflicts (great geeky feature compare to a grandma usable browser) in creating Firefox?

"Blake Ross: I think complex software results from barreling ahead without challenging the status quo. It seems like everybody I know has trouble finding documents on their computer, and yet Microsoft Word never improves the file picker, perhaps because it's so mundane that developers overlook it. Most of the frustrations I observe among average users occur in these developer 'blind spots.' Inertia is a formidable opponent..."

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