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Mozilla's Boot to Gecko. A Golden Opportunity for Linux?

Jul 27, 2011, 00:01 (5 Talkback[s])


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"Mozilla is now in the early stages of building their own operating system. The initial technical project is being called boot to Gecko (B2G) after Gecko the core rendering engine behind Firefox.

It's a great idea and one that Google has already attempted, twice (ChromeOS and Android).

The basic idea is that the web and HTML5 related technologies can be the basis of an operating system.

The more complex truth is that underlying hardware on the 'bare metal' requires more than the web. That's where Linux must fit in."

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